Friday, May 28, 2010

Lilac Time on Mackinac

The lilacs are in full, glorious bloom and both the aroma and the view are completely intoxicating!


Marquette Park has many varieties; the Island is home to over three hundred species of lilacs


This image is the essence of Mackinac - horses, water, Round Island lighthouse, lilacs, the ferry dock and if you look closely on the dock, a bicycle rider.


The blooms are quite early this year, unfortunately, it's unlikely we'll have any left for Lilac Fest in mid-June, but we'll enjoy them now - there's just no where on earth like Mackinac when the lilacs are in bloom!

3 comments:

  1. i have lots of lilacs on my property. my gramps was born here so many are over 100 years old. you took an amazing close up - i envy your time on the island.

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  3. gorgeous pictures, as always, Kelly! You live in a wonderful place and you have a marvelous eye for capturing things!

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