Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Exploring the Back Roads: Part 1

My friend Wendy and I took our first venture onto the Michigan country back roads.

This barn is really cool. (We were cheating, a little. We know the fellow who owns this barn)







And I love the door.



This actually caught my eye on my way home.



We found this guy poking his head through to munch on lunch.



Take a very close look at the saloon doors to fully appreciate the complete weirdness of this yard d├ęcor.



We found this strange little buggy.



The buggy's owner decided to pose.





These giant hale bales caught our attention.



Hale-bale farmer Don poses while Wendy shoots a portrait. Country folk are very accommodating.



Poison sumac is dangerous, yet beautiful.





Beautiful tree, great sky.



This willow tree is magnificent. I'll likely shoot it again in the summer.

Brrrrr. Floes.

I ventured down to the river early-early one frosty morning and found this:









The view behind me looked like this:







The afternoon brought more ice: