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|The photos on this page were taken on the shores of Lake Michigan.
The title of the page comes from a quote by Henry David Thoreau:
"A lake is the landscape's most beautiful and expressive feature. It's earth's
eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature."
|Lake Michigan has America's longest fresh water coastline. It's the world's
fifth largest lake and it touches the shores of four U.S. states and Canada.
It's often referred to as a "sweet water sea."
|Everyone needs a tranquil, healing sanctuary, a safe harbor
from the storms of a troubled world. -- Marian Reish
|You won't find Wi-Fi here, but you will connect. -- Gale McMillan
|I was up and dressed before dawn and, by the time the sun
was creeping over the tall pines, I was headed to the lake,
camera flung over my shoulder, ready to capture the golden
hour. I felt like a kid who was tiptoeing into the kitchen to
steal a handful of Oreo cookies.
-- Diane Arbus
|An evening mist envelopes the lake and the peace of
a day almost done envelopes me. -- Marie Carroll
|Perhaps the answer depends on a walk around the lake.
-- Wallace Stevens
|May your heart be like a lake, with a calm surface
and great depths of kindness. -- Lao Tzu
|Why it is that my troubles disappear at the water's edge, why do they
drift away to a destination far removed from my shoulders, where
they had so recently resided? -- Regina Price
|Not every lake dreams of being an ocean. Fortunate are the ones
who are happy with who they are. -- Mehmet Murat İldan
Standing By: Lighthouses of the Great Lakes