Grateful Green

Grateful Green. With purchase of mounted wood panel, 10 percent of profit goes to The Humane Society of the United States. Grateful Green. Available in 5x7 glossy photograph or 5x7 mounted wood panel. Visit Left Coast Creative on Facebook: @lakemichigansleftcoast. Content and photography © 2018 Elizabeth G Fagan for Left Coast Creative, Lake Michigan's Left... Continue Reading →

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Grateful Green Heart

Grateful Green Heart. With purchase of mounted wood panel, 10 percent of profit goes to The Humane Society of the United States. Grateful Green Heart. Available in 5x7 glossy photograph or 5x7 mounted wood panel. Visit Left Coast Creative on Facebook: @lakemichigansleftcoast. Content and photography © 2018 Elizabeth G Fagan for Left Coast Creative, Lake... Continue Reading →

Time & Deep Time

Want to study history? In American schools, most intro histories start with homo sapiens, us, and the European variety of us. But Earth's history is far longer. To get a sense of the scale of Earth history, imagine walking back in time, 100 years per step—every pace equal to more than three human generations. A... Continue Reading →

Pink Marble

You never know what you will see from one day to the next on Lake Michigan's Left Coast in Wisconsin. Infinite variety of weather, color, and season maintains anticipation of a dog's daily walk along the lakeshore. Specific rocks sometimes wash up in bunches. For a few days, a whole lot of jasper washed up... Continue Reading →

Extinction is Forever

Lake Michigan's Left Coast reveals Paleozoic limestone and dolomite dating to the Devonian Period (420–350 million years ago). Abundant in rocks from the Paleozoic are fossilized brachiopods, marine animals with upper and lower hard shells hinged at the rear. Though they first appear in rocks dating to the early Cambrian Period (540–485 million years ago), brachiopods reached... Continue Reading →

Basalt Boulder in Lake Michigan Surf

A basalt boulder on Lake Michigan's Left Coast, Wisconsin, in green, teal, and blue. Intended for canvas prints, 5x7, 8x10, 11x14, and larger. Visit Left Coast Creative on Facebook: @lakemichigansleftcoast. Photography © 2018 Elizabeth G Fagan for Left Coast Creative, Lake Michigan's Left Coast, Wisconsin, USA Photos and content © 2018 Elizabeth G Fagan –... Continue Reading →

Bee vs. Me Stare Down

This honey bee ( Apis mellifera) looked right at me. I am sure of it. Then he went back to feeding on wild asters (Symphyotrichum amethystinum). One can safely call this bee a "he" because the queen is back home in the hive. This he-bee could be feral; more likely, he is a resident of... Continue Reading →

Straight-Bodied Cephalopod

On Lake Michigan's Left Coast in Wisconsin, thousands of ghostly images appear in the millions of rocks on the beach. They are mostly highly eroded, nearly unrecognizable fossils. Imagine my surprise when, one day, this hunk of limestone appeared, incredibly clear, fossil side up. I was astonished. This fossil impression, with its distinctive parallel ridges,... Continue Reading →

Breaking Waves on a Great Lake, Stormy Afternoon

Big rollers break on Lake Michigan's Left Coast on a stormy afternoon Breaking Waves on a Great Lake, Stormy Afternoon, a series of photographs by Left Coast Creative (© 2017 Elizabeth G Fagan) for the blog Lake Michigan's Left Coast More about Left Coast Creative services & the blog Lake Michigan's Left Coast

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