Blue Moon Grand Marais Harbor 001
When a month has two full moons like July did, the second moon is called the Blue Moon. It didn’t look blue but it was a very beautiful moonrise nonetheless.
Blue Moon Grand Marais Harbor 002
This weekend was Grand Marais’ Fishermen’s Picnic so many people were along the shore enjoying the moonrise.
Blue Moon Grand Marais Harbor 003
I took this photo in the Grand Marais municipal campground where a small creek enters Lake Superior.
Blue Moon Grand Marais Harbor 004
My last photo of the evening was of this young lady having fun with her family. Grand Marais was living up to its title as the “Best Small Town in America”.
Fishermen's Picnic Moonrise
The next night was the Fishermen’s Picnic fireworks. Just before the fireworks began, the moon shown through the clouds.
Fishermen's Picnic Moonrise and Fireworks
As the full moon rose in the background, the fireworks exploded over a calm Grand Marais Harbor. It was a pretty awesome sight.
Moonrise Edna G Tugboat 001
The first moonrise this last month was on July 2nd. We went to Two Harbors to photograph the moon behind the Edna G. tugboat.
Moonrise Edna G Tugboat 002
When the moon appeared through the haze from the Canadian fires burning earlier in the month, it was red in color.
Moonrise Edna G Tugboat 003
The Edna G. was the last working steam powered tugboat on Lake Superior. It is now a floating museum where self-guided tours are available during the summer months.