Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Fourth of July Parade in Copper Harbor MI

Keep this image in mind; you will see more of it later in the blog.

Copper Harbor MI is a very small town (with less than 100 year-round inhabitants but lots more in the summer) which sits just at the tip of the Keweenaw, about 4 miles from our house.  It consists of about 3 blocks (plus side streets). Every year it has a parade that celebrates Independence Day.  It is  very much Americana.  See for yourself.

The parade starts with its Grandmaster and various town and county vehicles, such as fire trucks and their like.

These are followed by people on trucks, plows, motor-cycles; staff from restaurants: or kids just wanting to be in a parade.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

A Day at Little Traverse

Yesterday we drove to the other side of the Keweenaw to visit our friend Marilyn and her dog Scout.  This side of the peninsula looks different with many coves and bays on the more sheltered shore of Lake Superior.  The view from Marilyn's house is gorgeous and yesterday was particularly so, with the sun on the water and clouds and then thunder storms forming in the distance.

What I forgot to take a picture of was the wonderful dinner she served (too busy eating), but I did get a picture of her beloved dog Scout.