Tag Archives: Summer

Mardi Gras in July – Fairport Harbor Mardi Gras Parade

On July 3, Andy and I got to participate in the annual Mardi Gras parade in Fairport Harbor, Ohio.  Fairport Harbor is generally a sleepy little town on Lake Erie.  It comes alive in summer thanks to it’s very lovely … Continue reading

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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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Mardis Gras Boat Parade, Fairport Harbor

Mardis Gras in New Orleans is long over but the fun goes on in Ohio.  The tiny town of Fairport Harbor hosted their own party on the shores of Lake Erie this weekend.  On one of the hottest, most humid … Continue reading

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Beach Daze

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

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The End of the Season

On a glorious early fall afternoon last weekend we had the chance to enjoy a great game of baseball between the Cleveland Indians and the Minnesota Twins.  This  was a replay of a game previously cancelled by rain.  The crowd was … Continue reading

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Butterflies, Bees and Apples

   My mother-in- law has a crab apple tree in front of her apartment that was absolutely full this year!  The day we were there I was amazed to find butterflies feeding on the fruit that had fallen to the ground.  (We were in Southern Ohio only … Continue reading

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Where the little fishies live….

Just how small a fish can you catch with a medium sized hook and wax worms?  Turns out, pretty small! This is the smallest bass I’ve ever seen!  Dana and I went fishing Saturday night at Veterans Park here in Mentor, … Continue reading

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Please stand by…..

Going to be a crazy two weeks here – already started with Andy’s senior prom.  Next, a trip to Southern Ohio to attend my – drumroll please! – 35th high school class reunion!  Yes, I graduated in the “happening” year … Continue reading

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My birthday on the beach

I’ve been able to spend my birthday in some pretty great places – I spent my 50th in Vancouver, BC!  But this is about my October 29 birthday this year, on the beach at Myrtle Beach State Park.  We had been in Myrtle … Continue reading

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