The woods of northern Wisconsin

We spent the past weekend in northern Wisconsin near the shores of Lake Superior.  It was a true late summer’s weekend with hot sun and blowing winds.  To get a break from the heat, we drove to the southern part of Ashland County.  Off a remote gravel road in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is a trailhead leading along Morgan Creek to a cascading waterfall.   Here in the forest with the canopy of trees and the gurgling of the creek, we found a welcome respite from the summer’s heat.  The trees are still a glorious green, but occasionally we saw a few leaves that were starting to change in anticipation of autumn.  With this image of Morgan Creek I wanted to bring together the green of the forest, the blue reflection of the summer sky above, with a few hints of autumn color also visible in the water’s reflection.   These are the photos and memories that we will be savoring in the middle of January when our scenery has turned to white and the temperatures have plummeted into winter.

2 thoughts on “The woods of northern Wisconsin

  1. Linda Yoo August 30, 2010 / 9:45 am

    I can feel the coolness of the forest stream. It was lovely to have you and Greg here.

    Stayed warm and muggy last night, so glad you could sleep in your air conditioned bedroom last night.

    Time went by much too quickly…
    Miss you.

  2. joani August 30, 2010 / 10:41 am

    You captured what you wanted. Soft green and the large rock in the creek caught my eye. Nice focal point.

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