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Saturday, January 23, 2016

Winters afternoon...................................

The sun came out and the sky was blue. So I asked Gerry if he wanted to take us for a ride.We went. Tristen has another cold so was not really into it but we went and he was fine with it. I think it was about 30 degrees and no wind. So we headed out to Empire. I wanted some pictures. The last time we went in Winter there was a lot more snow. In fact piles of it. Today there was hardly any. I took a few pictures along M72 on the way. I love the old barn, in summer it has held antiques (for a long time) and then an art center. Now I think it will be antiques again. Will wait till summer to find out.
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The trees were looking pretty.
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We headed into Empire and down to the beach.
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There were more people on the beach than I expected. There were people out on the small lake in ice shanties.
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From there we went on into Glen Haven. I just took a quick couple of pictures there. It was a bit colder there.
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We went via the Lighthouse as the parking lot was clear.
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There were people up on the Dunes, some were sledding. What a great idea. Maybe another day.
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D H Day barns and house look lovely in the snow.
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On through Glen Arbor and got delicious coffee and pastries. Then on to our fav beach at Port Oneida.
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And back up we go, harder going up
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The trees just look so beautiful.
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No wildlife but the red barns sure look lovely in the snow.
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Poor Tristen was just not into it but made a valient effort. Gerry doesn't get out of the car. I could have walked forever but, well, time to go home. There is always another day. At least we got out.




4 comments:

Susie said...

Janice, So beautiful. The skies sure make it pretty. Love seeing places like this....but oh boy it looks bone chilling. Please stay warm and safe. Bless you, xoxo, Susie

A Brit in Tennessee said...

Ooh Janice, so beautiful....all the pictures !
I've never seen the ocean when it has a snow-covered beach, what a magical place.
You live in a beautiful part of the USA your landscapes heavenly.
Stay warm !
Hugs
~Jo

Magic Love Crow said...

Gorgeous my friend! What a beautiful, magical day! Loved sharing this moment with you!

Merlesworld said...

Everything looks crisp and clean against the winter sky.
Merle...............