It’s named Superior for a reason. The largest lake in the world, Lake Superior has a history as vast and deep as its seemingly endless waters. However not so very long ago, following unrestrained industrial pollution and natural resource exploitation, it was in a sorry state indeed. However unlike other similarly afflicted bodies of water around the globe, Lake Superior has, thanks to the diligent efforts of a large number of people and organizations dedicated to restoring its health, made a comeback.
Of all the places I’ve yet to explore in my life, one near the top of my most desired list is the Mono Lake Basin of California’s eastern Sierra. So when I received news that Marie Read, one of the most accomplished photographers of this area, has a new book from Graphic Arts Books titled Sierra Wings; Birds of the Mono Lake Basin, needless to say, I was very interested indeed.
One of the buildings that attracts the most attention in picturesque Lakeside, Ohio is most certainly “The Pavilion.” From its shaded porches, one can sit, relax, and take in the beauty of Lake Erie. During the height of the summer months, these porches are likely crowded with people; during my own visit they were blissfully […]
As I’m still rather road-weary from my recent attendance at the Midwest Birding Symposium in Lakeside, Ohio, my “recombobulation” process is going a bit slowly. Among other normal post-expeditionary activities, I’m sorting through the photos I recorded during my travels – among which I found a nice series taken of the Marblehead Lighthouse at Marblehead […]