Winter whiteness along Pokegama’s shore, Grand Rapids, Minnesota

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(Last Updated On: October 17, 2018)

Last week brought me up to Grand Rapids in northern Minnesota to spend time with family. But this is lake country, so it seemed appropriate to get out and spend at least a little time exploring the wintery shore of Pokegama Lake.

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When the sun is shining and the wind is calm, it isn’t too bad outside on even the coldest of days. And, even in a landscape dominated by white, there are plenty of interesting details to photograph.

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It’s a bit hard to believe this will all be green trees and blue water under blue skies again in a few months, but I know that is true.

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Beautiful! People tend to think I’m nuts for liking winter. I find it beautiful. Also being a born and bred city kid I feel like winter is the one time the air will smell the cleanest. The brisk air. For me winter has a desolate beauty that I cherish. We just got back a week ago (we spent 9 days in Paris 3 in Iceland). Iceland was amazing. We got the last laugh since NY was colder than Iceland! People thought we were nuts going there in February but it all worked out. We saw the Aurora and avoided NYC’s… Read more »