Fragile Beauty...
Waves of Lake Erie rolling onto a shore of zebra mussels.
     Taken April 30 2013.

Waves of Lake Erie rolling onto a shore of zebra mussels.

     Taken April 30 2013.

Waves rolling onto the shore. Lake Erie, Ontario, Canada.
     Taken April 30, 2013.

Waves rolling onto the shore. Lake Erie, Ontario, Canada.

     Taken April 30, 2013.

Waves rolling onto the shore #1; Lake Erie, Ontario, Canada.
     Taken April 30, 2013.

Waves rolling onto the shore #1; Lake Erie, Ontario, Canada.

     Taken April 30, 2013.

Clouds over the mountain. Parc Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada.
     Taken Sept. 1, 2008

Clouds over the mountain. Parc Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada.

     Taken Sept. 1, 2008

View from a trail lookout in Parc Mont-Orford, Quebec, Canada.
     Taken June 15, 2013.

View from a trail lookout in Parc Mont-Orford, Quebec, Canada.

     Taken June 15, 2013.

Small fish taking refuge in the warmer waters on the edge of Lake Eerie. #2.
     Taken April 13, 2012.

Small fish taking refuge in the warmer waters on the edge of Lake Eerie. #2.

     Taken April 13, 2012.

Purple wild flowers border the shore of a rehabilitated quarry. Wainfleet Wetlands Conservation Area, Ontario.
     Taken Aug 7, 2012.

Purple wild flowers border the shore of a rehabilitated quarry. Wainfleet Wetlands Conservation Area, Ontario.

     Taken Aug 7, 2012.

Unscaled beauty, Wilderness area in the Adirondacks, NY.
     Taken September 2, 2012

Unscaled beauty, Wilderness area in the Adirondacks, NY.

     Taken September 2, 2012

Thousands of dead zebra mussels; shells as far as the eye can see bordering Lake Erie.
     Taken December 26, 2011

Thousands of dead zebra mussels; shells as far as the eye can see bordering Lake Erie.

     Taken December 26, 2011

The early morning sun makes everything sparkle; Research lake #4.
     Taken Summer 2009

The early morning sun makes everything sparkle; Research lake #4.

     Taken Summer 2009

Hundreds of minnows, growing and taking refuge in the shallow, calmer, warmer waters at the edge of lake Erie.

     Taken April 13, 2012

Close-up of a rock bed dotted with fossils, exposed on the shores of Lake Erie.     
     Taken April 13, 2012

Close-up of a rock bed dotted with fossils, exposed on the shores of Lake Erie.     

     Taken April 13, 2012