Tag Archives: Lake Erie

The Effect of Lake Effect

We have had bands of Lake Effect Snow all day.  Lake Effect happens when there is a warm, open lake with very cold air flowing over it.  There are very few places in the world with the perfect conditions for … Continue reading

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August sunset

Seen enough Lake Erie sunsets?  Me either! Sunset off Mentor Beach Park, Mentor-on-the-Lake, Ohio, USA.

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My photo made the final cut!

Some exciting news came in my Facebook feed this AM – one of my beach photos made the final cut in the July Lake Metroparks photo contest!  If you like this photo too, would you click over to this link … Continue reading

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Lake Erie Bluffs, Lake MetroParks

Have you been to Lake County’s newest park?  Lake Erie Bluffs has been open for several weeks and a beautiful park it is!   We got a chance to visit for the first time on July 8.  It was a … Continue reading

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Bumblebees

A few days ago we found a large stand of milkweed in beautiful, pink bloom at the back of the beach at Lake Erie Bluffs.  The fragrant flowers were full of bumblebees!  Several other varieties of bees and flies were … Continue reading

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Anglers

Conditions were not too good for fishing Presque Isle Bay on Lake Erie – choppy water, high winds, 90 degree heat.  But a bad day fishing is still better than a good day at the office! Independence Day 2012, Dobbins … Continue reading

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Beach Daze

Summer! Headlands Beach State Park, Mentor, Ohio, USA

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Down on the beach

Most of the time when I walk on the beach this is my view: Why, you say, when right before me is this vista: I am a rock hound.  I come by it honestly.  My mother still hunts for rocks, fossils and … Continue reading

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Lake Erie Today – Erosion and Birds at Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve

Imagine losing 50 feet of your back yard.  That’s what has happened along Lake Erie over the past 10 years.  This winter was particularly damaging.  Because of the mild temperatures the lake did not freeze over allowing north winter winds … Continue reading

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Erie Bluffs – A long walk to a small spot

Just a few miles beyond the eastern border of Ohio is Pennsylvania’s newest state park, Erie Bluffs.   Dana and I found Erie Bluffs about a year ago when we were touring area wineries.   On that trip we only visited the lower section of the park, … Continue reading

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