Thursday, October 9, 2008

Fall Colors on Beaver Island

Some fall photos from around my cabin on Beaver Island. The trees are turning a lovely shades of yellow and orange!
Majestic pine against the blue sky.
A maple tree tucked in the pines.

And amongst a deadfall grows a little cottonwood tree!

The ferns have turned yellows and brown.
Our sign has been put away.
The lovely Birch tree.


Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Lake Michigan Lighthouses

On Sunday, October 5, 2008 my husband and I took a Lighthouse Tour from the air of the Lake Michigan lighthouses around Beaver Island, Michigan and the Straits of Mackinaw. Our friends had flown up from Ann Arbor to visit us on the island and go to the Bite of Beaver Island. Before they left we got our great air tour!
Garden Island to right and Beaver Island to left. You can see Paradise Bay as it "hooks" into Beaver Island.
High Island with ship in background.

Hog Island in foreground, Garden to right and Beaver Island to left.
Fisherman heading north to the Upper Penninsula from Beaver Island.
Grays Reef Lighthouse

Mackinac Bridge with Mackinaw Island in background.
St Helena Island Lighthouse.
St. Helena
St. Helena Lighthouse closeup.
White Shoal Lighthouse

The Bonanza plane we flew in on this Lighthouse trip.
Near Brevort in the Upper Penninsula of Michigan. The colors are getting pretty.

Lansing Shoal Lighthouse

Skilagalee Lighthouse
Skilagalee Lighthouse
The bombed out Waugoshance Point lighthouse.
White Shoals Lighthouse again.
Beaver Island archipelago - nice to see the upper islands.