In the summer of 2004, we took a road trip to an Alvesteffer family reunion/camping trip. Most of the Alvesteffer clan is clustered along the shore of western Michigan.
Lighthouse on Lake Michigan.
Massive clouds over the lake.
The stained glass window at the church my great-grandfather helped build.
The barn at one of my aunts’ farms.
Downtown New Era.
A 19th century graveyard.
The long walk to the lighthouse.
Swans on the lake.