On the Pond: Lake Michigan Reflections

On the Pond: Lake Michigan Reflections

by Ted Rulseh

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781930596214
Publisher: Guest Cottage Incorporated, The
Publication date: 12/28/2003
Pages: 174
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Dedication & Acknowledgments8
Preface9
Spring
Cold spring14
Voices in the fog15
Stream shadows17
The day begins18
Fischer Creek19
Humble fare20
Twenty years22
The edge24
Life is good25
In the wind26
A table with a view28
Interlude29
Lakeside Boulevard30
By its own light32
DST33
April in the dunes35
Cormorants are back36
That lake wind38
Algoma39
Into nothing41
Gravity42
Rain on the beach43
A lake, a livelihood45
Smelting a memory46
Two Creeks Park47
Terns49
Smallies50
Watching for deer52
Finally here53
Summer
Crystal days56
Of breezes, bears and baseball57
Back together59
Away for a month60
The color of water62
Jaws II63
Two Rivers65
Ferry crossing66
Dog beach67
Place to be from69
The cup is full70
Pier time71
Carferry moon73
Beach days74
Manitowoc76
Break time78
Cold swim79
Full summer80
South of Molash82
Stay cool83
Rock Island85
Inside, outside86
Real cool88
Sandbars89
Drifting by91
Seven miles, three worlds92
Denis Sullivan94
Wave energy95
August97
Campground98
Enough of summer100
Autumn
Castles of summer103
Footprints104
Streams full of salmon105
Neeskay107
In a fog109
This place110
Kewaunee112
Lake in autumn113
The roar114
Blue highways116
Rural Lake Michigan117
Closing time118
Last dance120
Halloween121
Cleveland122
Turn down day124
Monochromes126
Sandpipers127
Perched on a dilemma128
Sheboygan130
Skies131
Door County walleyes133
Giving thanks134
Last light135
Winter
Days of in-between139
Fade to gray140
Winter place141
All wrong143
Lake effect144
Skating ice146
River clear as glass148
First footprints150
Christmas ship151
The year begins153
Polar bears154
Now is the time156
Winter pier157
Tribute to a tailor159
Moon on the banks160
Urban anchor162
Too early163
The dunes in winter165
At war166
Seeking spring167
Lamprey169
You can't fool Lake Michigan171
Summer colors172
About the Author174

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