2017 year in review: It turns out I took a bunch of photos

Here’s a look back at some of my favorite photos from 2017.

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Catnap  |  16 January

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Sonic Sundays concert at the Chelsea District Library  |  22 January

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This young patron was engrossed in the music during the Sonic Sundays concert at the library  |  22 January

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CrossBow packed the Chelsea Alehouse for another of the library’s Sonic Sundays concerts  |  29 January

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Another Sonic Sundays concert brought a jazz trio to the library  |  5 February

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Jeff Daniels played a series of shows at the Chelsea Alehouse  |  20 March

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Fall in Michigan: 18 October 2015

One beautiful sunny Sunday afternoon I wandered down the road to see how the fall color was looking.

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While I was admiring the color, this combine lumbered past me…

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…and turned left into the field to start harvesting. When it got to work, it put out a big cloud of dust that wandered across the road into the scene I was photographing.

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Fall in Michigan: the REAL most wonderful time of the year. (Sorry, Christmas.)

Gutter Stalagmites: February/March 2015

February and March can be a bit of a weather rollercoaster in Michigan. One day late in February the temperatures warmed enough to start to melt the snow on the roof. While the snow was still melting, the temperatures cooled back down, resulting in a number of these fun formations in one of the gutters.

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A few days later the temperatures warmed back up, and the stalagmites began to melt. This one decided to melt from the bottom up.

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Shortly after I took that photo the base melted just a bit too much, leading to the collapse of the stalagmite.

A Whole Bunch of Photos from 2014

In 2014 I took a few photos of some stuff. Let’s take a look at some of the photographic highlights!

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Winter on Main Street (2 January)

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Snow accumulation on a Park Street bench (2 January)

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Snow-covered bushes on Jackson Street (2 January)

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Chelsea girls basketball (10 January)

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Chelsea boys basketball (10 January)

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Chelsea boys basketball (10 January)

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Chelsea hockey (14 January)

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Chelsea hockey (14 January)

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Chelsea hockey (14 January)

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Chelsea girls basketball (17 January)

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Chelsea basketball student section (17 January)

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Chelsea Chiefs youth hockey exhibition between periods of a Chelsea varsity hockey game (22 January)

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The Grand Canyon: 11 November 2014

The day after our train ride to the Grand Canyon, we made the drive back up to the canyon to do a bit more exploring. When we arrived at the canyon, we headed east from the main visitor area and stopped at a few overlooks.

The Grand Canyon was still grand.

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One more bit of proof that I really was there:

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(The “State So Nice” shirt I’m wearing is available here.)

The views at the next overlook were even better.

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Our final stop was at the Desert View Watchtower near the east entrance of the park.

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That concluded our visit to the Grand Canyon.

If you haven’t yet been to the Grand Canyon…go. It’s worth the trip.