Spring Wanderings

The April Showers have definitely started up this weekend, as Michigan got its fair share of thunderstorms. Actually, I enjoyed the sound of the thunder falling asleep last night. As for this weekend, I spent some time outdoors and wandered out towards the side of the island that I don’t get into much, finding myself in some kind of miniature adventure.

On Saturday, I headed to St. Ignace to drive my car around and buy some groceries. It was sunny at the time and I took the opportunity to catch a photo of the bay and the lighthouse passage:

Catching a glimpse of the Grand Hotel as I head up to Pontiac Trail
And on Sunday, biked out on the North end of the island, out past Arch Rock and mile marker 2 to reach Lake Shore Nature Trail. It’s a short trail, but such a cute little pocket of Mackinac. There’s even a wooden walkway that splits into two directions to make it more exciting, plus lots of trail markers to tell you about the surrounding nature. I highly recommend a stop here if you ever find yourself biking around the island!

Lake Shore Nature Trail

A side view of the island as I biked back towards town

I hope you’re all enjoying Spring in your own hometowns! Here’s to counting down the days to summer!

– Heather

The In-Between Season

A look at how we live…

Walking downhill to work
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The scene from downtown two days ago
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The scene from downtown yesterday
Yesterday again… It’s nice to ride my bike again! Snowmobilers, however, still have enough snow to drive on the side
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The scene from Market St. If you’re on a snowmobile, sometimes you find yourself on dry land, coasting from snow bank to snow bank
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A nice snowy parking spot