“Dreaming is another form of thinking, more concrete, more economical, more visual, and often more emotional than the thoughts of the day, but a thinking through of the day, nevertheless.”
~Siri Hustvedt, author
Dreamy look….at Kitch-iti-kipi.
This soft, diffused look, that would cause one to feel as if they were dreaming, was found at Kitch-iti-kipi in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Kitch-iti-kipi is Michigan’s largest natural freshwater spring. Kitch-iti-kipi is located about six miles northwest of Manistique, MI. The water remains at a constant 45 F./7 C. It’s name means “big cold water.” The original name was given to it by the Indians: “Mirror of Heaven”. The spring water is clear, so you are able to view fallen trees, fish and rocks in it. There is a raft ride across the spring with a glass bottom section for viewing. This trip makes a great adventure for all ages!
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Hello readers~greetings from snowy Michigan!
Around here we often say “wait a minute….the weather will change”. And often, what is forecasted in the weather report does not happen. So it was a surprise to see more snow than what was predicted when we awoke this morning! We got about 10″ of snow and under that was a coating of ice. It was not a nice commute for those who had to be somewhere early.
By 10 a.m. the sun was melting the snow and it was sliding off rooftops, trees, and cars. In its wake, the storm left many trees, branches and power lines down, and thousands without power.
But at 8 a.m. this morning, it was very pretty. Everything was coated softly with white. There was a stillness; a silence that comes with new snow. The sun was just coming up behind the trees in our woods, and I could not resist a chance to capture that “fairyland” look. Come along with me~
A blue spruce decorated naturally for Christmas with sunlight and sparkly snow...........
a snowy overhead branch and a snowy tree still hanging on to its leaves.............
almost a heart "arch"
catching the sun's rays.........
the glow of the sun through the woods, dusted with white..........