Tag Archives: Michigan

Surprises from Mother Nature

Every time I step into nature, I never know what I will encounter.  Whether it’s a planned hike, or a walk around the countryside, or sitting on my back deck watching the sun come up, I am continually awed and … Continue reading

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“Deer Bed” Trail

We set out on Saturday, the 28th of February to snowshoe the Ruffed Grouse Trail just west of us.  When we arrived, we were very disappointed to see that the whole area had just been logged.  The parking area was … Continue reading

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Norway Ridge Trails, Alpena, MI

Last Saturday was a “warm” day, relatively speaking, to what we’ve recently had, so we decided to finally do Norway Ridge Trails, just south of Alpena, Michigan.  Robert had purchased a pair of skis recently and has been dying to … Continue reading

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Munising, MI Part 2

Yesterday and today (10th and 11th) were very active for Robert and I, here’s a photo journal of our adventures. We started our day at the Munising Ski Trails, (the locals call them the Pictured Rocks Trails).  The groomer had … Continue reading

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Munising, MI So Far

We are currently in Munising, Michigan enjoying our annual cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trip.  It’s amazing the amount of snow that is currently on the ground, the trails are in awesome shape and we are very thankful our hotel has … Continue reading

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Reid Lake and Wet Feet

You may be wondering why we’ve been doing all of this snowshoeing lately?  We are in a kind of ‘training’ mode.  We will be heading to the Upper Peninsula next week to do some cross-country skiing and snowshoeing and since … Continue reading

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Ocqueoc River and NE Michigan

Awoke to an absolutely beautiful day!  Not a cloud in the sky, and in January, that is very rare, so I knew we had to take advantage of it.  We decided to head up to the Ocqueoc River and see … Continue reading

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Snowshoeing to Smith Creek

It was another awesome, frosty morning.  When I see beautiful scenes like these, I just have to snap pictures, because I know that when the sun finally makes it above the trees, they will be gone forever. Since it was … Continue reading

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First Snowshoeing of 2015

We have finally gotten over our colds and flu that we both have had since Christmas, and since Saturday, the 17th was our 28th anniversary, what better way to celebrate it than to throw the snowshoes in the car and … Continue reading

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Mother Nature’s Artistry

Brrrrr!  Our thermometer read -5 deg F yesterday morning and our local forecast via The Weather Channel said -14 deg F!  I think I’ll take the -5 deg F!  During extreme cold like this, Mother Nature shows me just how … Continue reading

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