2014

Blue Rock Island in Door County

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Rock Island after Dusk

Dusk at Rock Island is spectacular. An hour before sunset, the water is magnificently filled with hues of gold, pink and blue. Just as the sun recedes over the western water, the color seems to drain from the water leaving it a glacial blue and turning the sky vibrant. It’s unlike any location I’ve ever visited. Rock Island itself is a magical. Dense forest, sheer rock faces falling into a deep blue lake, millions of rocks […]

2012

Peck’s Farm Market

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Near the town of Spring Green, Wisconsin and not far from Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin is located a wonderful roadside market. Peck’s is the type of local market where you’ll find the harvest out front, fresh baked pies within, and locals gathered around a radio or small television in the back to watch the local college football game. A thunderstorm had been plaguing us all weekend and drove us to seek refuge here, but in […]

2012

Blue House on Rock Island

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Rock Island State Park is at the northernmost tip of Door County, Wisconsin. Door County was named in fact for these parts, the islands in this area formed a “Death’s Door” for local sailing ships. Many of their remains are scattered on the bottom of the cold waters. Rock Island is one of my favorite destinations. It’s difficult to reach. You must travel to the tip of Door County, take a car ferry to Washington […]