Coffee: check; hot beanbag: check; snowman pattern flannel jammies: check; warm smile: check; happy to be at the Cabin: you betcha!
An old friend comes by every day.
Now that's patina.
Guide, driftboat, and fisherman.
The real troutslayer.
A little drive around Grayling, Michigan. The Burning Bush Tabernacle.
The wide streets of Grayling.
I really should walk around and take these photos.
Oh look, a porch.
Say, a porch that wraps around.
What the Lumber Kings built.
His neighbor across the way.
Now it's a bed and breakfast.
Frederic, Michigan. Welcome to the Swamp II Bar!
Frederic Township Hall. Who needs big government?
Headed west out of Frederic on County Road 612
It arrows across the Manistee River Valley.
The Au Sable River where it passes under CR 612
Maple on the Hump Road
Life at a slower pace.
Thinned out a little bit.
Oak and Elm, a couple survivors.
On the road to Mancelona.
Singing a song, rolling along.
Along Route 88, Welcome to Bellaire.
Bellaire business district.
Fuzz and Stones.
Stone Waters Inn, Bellaire, Michigan
Stone Waters Inn, front door.
Over the river bridge.
Another Victorian beauty.
A B&B now.
Now that's a porch.
Typical Michigan scene.
Now that's a garage!
Torch Lake, near the northern end.
Torch Lake 'hideaway', jammed between the road and the lake.
Barnes County Park, Grand Traverse Bay.
Unsalted sea and sand.
Looking south down the Bay.
Next stop, Elk Rapids.
Yeah, it's crooked, so sue me.
What they get to look at.
Last house on the left.
Even the wings have wings.
Business district, Elk Rapids, Michigan.
Movie theatre, Elk Rapids.
More Elk Rapids.
Cherry orchards, south of Elk Rapids.
Tileable pea gravel and pine needles texture.