I read recently that the Great Lakes create their own weather.
Door County, this tiny peninsula where I live, protrudes into Lake Michigan, the fifth biggest lake in the world. So there is water all around me. This water evaporates into the air, and sometimes it’s very foggy here. Sometimes it’s damp, dripping back onto us the moisture that rises out of the lake. At our cabin, we fight mildew because of the prevalent lake air. But here’s the flip side, the wonderful side of this:
They are gorgeous here. I knew that I loved them in summer, but I find that I love them in winter, too.