Dec 28-02

Past-E-Mail: Cam Notes - 2002: December: Dec 28-02
Water's edge at Presque Isle    ...scroll down to share comments
Photos by Z-Man
Rugged beauty    ...scroll down to share comments
Photos by Z-Man

Charlie at Pasty Central on Saturday, December 28, 2002 - 08:35 am:

My favorite thing about maintaining this website is the "mini-vacation" we take every day around the U.P., courtesy of an army of Pasty Cam friends, like Z-Man from over Ontonagon way. You may have caught his visit to Presque Isle last week - with Rudolph's red nose. Today's he's back to take us over the edge, down to Superior's icy waters.

I used to look at that water every day back in 1975-76, from the upstairs of our modest little bungalow on Park Avenue in Marquette. Each morning as I shaved, the small bathroom window next to the mirror afforded me a tiny glimpse of the harbor, out toward the loading docks at Presque Isle. That was our only view of the water. I always remember smiling and saying, "What a Great Lake" ;o)

By EM, MI on Saturday, December 28, 2002 - 09:20 am:

Beautiful View!! Happy 70th Birthday to Don Moyle
in Laurium & happy 42nd to his Nephew Michael
Visiting in Negaunee.

By Peter, TX on Saturday, December 28, 2002 - 10:09 am:

An elementary teacher's comment... it's PEEK, not PEAK over the edge!

By Sarah, Hannah, in Calumet on Saturday, December 28, 2002 - 10:16 am:

We would like to wish our favorite, sub bus driver a very Happy Birthday.

By Alex Tiensivu. Georgia on Saturday, December 28, 2002 - 10:47 am:

WOW! It looks like it's snowing big time on the bridge! If anyone cares to Fed-Ex a package of snow to me, I'll be glad to pay for the postage!

I wish I knew how to cut and paste a photo... I would add what I see at the bridge here!

By Alex, hoping not to blow the site up with a link! on Saturday, December 28, 2002 - 10:51 am:

Hope that shows what I saw at the time of this posting!

By Joe, Aurora, IL on Saturday, December 28, 2002 - 11:11 am:

Alex. Actually what you're looking at is sunshine. It is making the glass thru which its shining look like snow. If you'll check the web site at MTU you'll see that it's a beeeeutiful day in Houghton. The effect you see always happens on sunny morings.
Happy New Year to all.........

By Mary Lou on Saturday, December 28, 2002 - 11:40 am:

My husband Gary Curtin amd I and our little son Mike headed to NMU after graduation from Finlandia (Soumi) in 1958. He had GI bill(after serving on the battleship USS IOWA BB61 in Korea) and had an opportunity to go to college. We were on a very limited budget...but didn't feel deprived because we had so much fun at Presque Isle & Shiras pool. It was great fun summer and winter. It is so beautiful.

By Alex Tiensivu - Seeing Things! on Saturday, December 28, 2002 - 01:48 pm:

ACK! Sorry about that! I was green with envy for nothing. MAN! If that didn't look like a furious snow storm, nothing did! Oh well...

Thanks for letting me know about that.

By Shirley B. on Saturday, December 28, 2002 - 02:50 pm:

Hello to our granddaughter sharpening their ski skills on the trails at MTU. See you in the spring, Emma and Sylvia. We'll go for the
trout. Love, Grammy Shirley

By Paul, Houghton Co. on Saturday, December 28, 2002 - 04:00 pm:

I wish what Alex was seeing would have been a furious snowstorm, but it's clear, blue sky and bright sunshine here in Keweenaw today! Great pic of the cliffs! Indeed, Superior is a "great lake" :)

By Alex Tiensivu, Georgia on Saturday, December 28, 2002 - 05:38 pm:

My, my, my! I just went on a tour of the past pix from this site. My family and I were in awe. Not only at the beauty of them, but at the professional photography that some of y'all have.

The beauty is too awesome for words. I only touched the surface of the pix from the past, so I have a LONG time to look at more and keep drooling of the day we will be there!

By mike, tx, in 45 days...mike, MI ! on Saturday, December 28, 2002 - 06:33 pm:

Thanks for another look at Presque Isle !!! Cant wait to visit da U.P. this coming year!!!

By Sherry Chapman on Saturday, December 28, 2002 - 08:34 pm:

I vacationed in Marquette a few years back on Valentine's Day weekend. There was no snow down here (southern MI) and I missed it, and the UP in general. Didn't get disappointed, plus we unknowingly hit the weekend of the dog sled race that went right by our motel, the Winter Cities fair, ice/snow sculptures in Harlow Park by Russian people who came for the fair (those were not meant to slide down, tho people were. My kids almost got killed. They shoulda had signs up keeping people off them.) plus lots of Valentine dinner specials. It was a good choice for a winter mini trip.

By Jo Butterfield,MI on Saturday, December 28, 2002 - 09:12 pm:

Tell my Aunt Verna Kangas I said "Hello" from her niece Jo.

By ywb/yooperwannabe/richmond on Saturday, December 28, 2002 - 11:50 pm:

Presque Isle is one of our many favorite places while we are on vacation in Big Bay every summer.
My kids love jumping off the cliff at Black Rock.
This year even the youngest at age 11 jumped off!
It looks like next year we will be visiting more often. My 2nd son has been accepted to NMU!!!!!
The first one goes to CMU. Even though the drive is longer, the sights are better in the yoop! Happy New Year to all!

By Opossum, Ohio on Sunday, December 29, 2002 - 09:16 am:

Oh,...hold on B'Bear.....were gonna fall!!...get back!......what?...somebody dropped an old hotdog down there? get back!...B'Bear!!!!

By Johanna, Ca on Sunday, January 12, 2003 - 01:07 am:

I think it's so beautiful up there!!
by johanna age 8.

By Anne, Mi on Wednesday, February 12, 2003 - 07:33 pm:

My son goes to NMU-The family spent last weekend up there lots of snow!-Looking for land to purchase on Lake Superior. How beautiful Marquette and U.P. in general is, wanna be a yooper!!!

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