Photo of the Week: Ice Sheets on the Detroit River

white ice sheets float down the blue open water of the Detroit River as it flows past Mud Island in Ecorse, Michigan.

Like many people in southeast Michigan, I’ve enjoyed the last few days of warmer weather and sunshine.

We’ve had temperatures reach the mid-50 degrees Farenheit over the weekend, it’s such a good feeling to have warm weather again!

Despite the fact we have snow mounds on our lawns and 10 to 20 feet tall snow piles in parking lots, spring is coming. Continue reading Photo of the Week: Ice Sheets on the Detroit River

Photo of the Week: Special Olympics Polar Plunge in Detroit

woman midway in air as she jumps into the icy water, Detroit Police and U.S. Coast Guard in the water ready to help.

If the temperature is in the mid-30’s Farenheit and the sun is shining, what else would you do on a weekend morning but jump into the frigid waters of the Detroit River?

Did I mention the water temperature was 37 degrees Farenheit? Continue reading Photo of the Week: Special Olympics Polar Plunge in Detroit