Michigan’s official motto is Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam, circumspice (If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look around you). The state, composed of two peninsulas that jut into Great Lakes, has truly beautiful areas around every corner.*
However, the unofficial motto is “If you don’t like the weather in Michigan, wait five minutes.” The photos reflect the hazy coolness, sunshine… and wind and snow that occurred over just 14 hours in my hometown, where I checked on my aged parents.**
* Its smallest state park is the 22-acre “pocket” around Wagner Falls.
**My official excuse in case I was pulled over while driving to see them last week, when Governor Whitmer tightened her shelter-in-place order. I wasn’t. Nor were the many out-of-state drivers pulling boats to their cabins.