Lake Michigan in the Spring is beautiful! The beaches are so fresh and clean from all the Winter storms. Many Lake ‘icebergs’ were still hanging around.
Zebra mussel shells had collected in mass at certain areas along the water’s edge. Unfortunately, these are not native to the Lake and are quite destructive to the Lake’s natural ecosystem.
Our first day on the beach lasted approximately three minutes! The wind was gusting at 30 mph. It didn’t matter that we had thermal underwear, parkas, scarfs, mittens, etc.! It cut right through us! My husband beat me back to the car and took this ‘lovely’ pic of me!
Two days later we were able to walk the beach and search for nature’s treasures. I found some beautiful fossils but not what I was searching for. Was I disappointed? Absolutely not! Viewing Lake Michigan’s beauty was prize enough! I now have an excuse to vacation on Lake Michigan again!