2009
 

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    Welcome to our Wallpaper page. Here is where you will find pictures that I have taken that you can use for your desktop wallpaper. To do so, click on a picture to view full size, then right-click the picture and select "Set as Background" from the menu. To save the picture to you computer for later use, right-click the picture and select "Save Pictures As" from the menu. Choose where you want to save it, and then click OK.

    By clicking on the thumbnail pictures below, a 1440x900 sized picture will be opened. To see the other sizes, click on the appropriate link below each picture. For the newest pictures, the sizes are 1024x768, 1280x960, and 1600x900.

    To see previous creations, click on a tab at the top or bottom of the page. Enjoy!

2009 Wallpapers

 

Looking at the Henry Ford Museum building in Dearborn, Michigan.

November 8th, 2009

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Tyler, Samantha, Drew, and Jayden standing together for a family photo in front of the Firestone barn at Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan.

November 8th, 2009

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Tyler, Samantha, Drew, and Jayden standing together for a family photo in front of the Firestone barn at Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan.

November 8th, 2009

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Looking at the Washington Monument from across the National Mall.

July 18th, 2009

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A picture of the Lincoln Memorial that Tyler took during his trip to Washington D.C.

July 18th, 2009

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Tyler also took this photo of the Washington Monument during his trip to Washington D.C.

July 18th, 2009

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During Tyler's trip to Washington D.C. in July, he took this photo of the Capitol Building.

July 18th, 2009

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Jayden, Samantha, Drew, and Tyler standing near the warning sign at the bluff along the Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

July 6th, 2009

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A cool tree seen on the Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. I actually had to stop traffic and get out of the car to take this picture!

July 6th, 2009

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Use your imagination here and you can see the legendary 'Sleeping Bear'. The bear's belly is pretty much centered in the picture and the head is the smaller hill to the right.

July 6th, 2009

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A covered bridge that we drove through on the Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

July 6th, 2009

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Donovan, Samantha, Tyler, and Marissa standing on a ledge in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

July 6th, 2009

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One of the sand dunes as seen from the walking trails at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

July 6th, 2009

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A look at Glen Lake from the top of the dune climb hill at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

July 6th, 2009

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Jayden and Drew playing in the sand at the top of the dune climb hill at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

July 6th, 2009

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Drew, Donovan, Tyler, Samantha, Marissa, and Jayden making funny faces next to our camper at Holiday Park Campground in Traverse City.

July 5th, 2009

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Although we are not fans of the pooping flying rat, this was kind of a cool picture of one.

July 5th, 2009

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We were able to see the Air Show Gala during the Cherry Festival while we were in Traverse City. Look closely and you will see that this jet is flying upside-down!

July 5th, 2009

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A picture from the fireworks display that the Traverse City Beach Bums put on after their game.

July 4th, 2009

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These trees were located just beyond the first base line/outfield fence of Wuerfel Park, home of the Traverse City Beach Bums professional baseball team.

July 4th, 2009

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The entrance to the walking trail located near the Mission Point Lighthouse.

July 3rd, 2009

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A look out at the bay from the beach in front of Mission Point Lighthouse.

July 3rd, 2009

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Samantha, Jayden, Tyler, and Drew looking down to shield their eyes from the sun while waiting to have their picture taken.

July 3rd, 2009

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A look out at the bay from the beach in front of Mission Point Lighthouse.

July 3rd, 2009

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On our way to see the Mission Point Lighthouse, Drew found the two trees to hand out between.

July 3rd, 2009

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Drew was also allowed to sit in this car for a picture during the Sloan Auto Fair for a picture.

June 27th, 2009

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While attending the Sloan Auto Fair with Drew and my Dad, Drew was invited by the owner of this Camaro to sit in it for a picture. It was nice gesture, as it was a very nice car.

June 27th, 2009

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Tyler getting a hit during one of his last games. He came on strong at the end of his season.

June 23rd, 2009

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Tyler playing outfield during one of his last baseball games.

June 18th, 2009

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Samantha getting another hit during one of her last baseball games.

June 16th, 2009

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Tyler swinging at a pitch during a baseball game.

May 29th, 2009

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Samantha standing on first base after getting walked during one of her baseball games.

May 21st, 2009

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Tyler standing on first base after getting walked during one of his baseball games.

May 5th, 2009

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Samantha got several hits during her first baseball game of the season.

May 2nd, 2009

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Samantha getting a hit during her first baseball game of the season.

May 2nd, 2009

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Tyler and Samantha standing in front of the Wolverine statue outside of Michigan Stadium after the inter-squad spring game.

April 11th, 2009

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The University of Michigan football team making their entrance into Michigan Stadium for the inter-squad spring game.

April 11th, 2009

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    With another large group of photos coming from a single event, I have once again decided to post them in a separate group (like I did with the Mackinac Island wallpapers earlier this year). The same rules apply as the other wallpapers, except I usually put the newest wallpapers at the top - this section will go in the order the pictures were taken. As always, enjoy!

2009 St. Ignace Camping Wallpapers

 

A section of wooden bridge along one of the trails inside Straits State Park in St. Ignace.

September 4th, 2009

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Another look at one of the trails inside Straits State Park in St. Ignace.

September 4th, 2009

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Drew and Jayden standing very nicely together (without any prodding) on the trails inside Straits State Park with the Mackinac Bridge in the background.

September 5th, 2009

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Jayden and Drew sitting together on a rock along one of the trails inside Straits State Park in St. Ignace.

September 5th, 2009

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I desperately want to title this picture "Stairway to Heaven" but I took it from the top as opposed to the bottom, so it doesn't seem to fit as well. This stairs led from one of the trails to a bridge observation area inside Straits State Park in St. Ignace.

September 5th, 2009

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The mighty Mackinac Bridge as seen from the observation area inside Straits State Park in St. Ignace.

September 5th, 2009

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The upper Tahquamenon Falls.

September 6th, 2009

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The upper Tahquamenon Falls.

September 6th, 2009

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Tara, Jayden, Tyler, Samantha, Drew, and Rodney standing in front of the upper Tahquamenon Falls.

September 6th, 2009

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The upper Tahquamenon Falls.

September 6th, 2009

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A collection of money in the Tahquamenon River near the upper falls.

September 6th, 2009

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The upper Tahquamenon Falls.

September 6th, 2009

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Samantha, Tyler, Drew, and Jayden standing with a moose head on the trail to the Tahquamenon Falls.

September 6th, 2009

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A section of the lower Tahquamenon Falls.

September 6th, 2009

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Drew, Jayden, Samantha, and Tyler standing in the Tahquamenon River near the lower falls.

September 6th, 2009

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Drew, Jayden, Samantha, and Tyler standing in the Tahquamenon River near the lower falls.

September 6th, 2009

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My Mom, Terry, sitting on a downed tree near the Tahquamenon River close to the lower falls.

September 6th, 2009

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Drew, Samantha, Tyler, Terry, Gary, and Jayden sitting on a downed tree near the Tahquamenon River close to the lower falls.

September 6th, 2009

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Drew, Samantha, Tyler, Tara, Rodney, and Jayden sitting on a downed tree near the Tahquamenon River close to the lower falls.

September 6th, 2009

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Jayden, Drew, Rodney, Tyler, and Samantha on a rock in the Tahquamenon River close to the lower falls.

September 6th, 2009

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Tyler leaning on a tree along the trail to the lower Tahquamenon Falls.

September 6th, 2009

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Tyler, Drew, Jayden, and Samantha leaning on the railing beside the fountain at the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie.

September 6th, 2009

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The Mackinac Bridge engulfed in fog, as seen from the shore in Mackinaw City near the Fort Michilimackinac parking lot.

September 7th, 2009

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The Mackinac Bridge engulfed in fog, as seen from the shore in Mackinaw City in front of the light house.

September 7th, 2009

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    Since there were so many choices of pictures to use as wallpapers, I have created a separate section for just for pictures from the trip to Mackinac Island that Tyler and I took on June 1st through 3rd. The same rules apply as the other wallpapers, except I usually put the newest wallpapers at the top - this section will go in the order the pictures were taken. As always, enjoy!

2009 Mackinac Island Wallpapers

 

The old growth forest of Hartwick Pines State Park.

June 1st, 2009

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The Mackinac Bridge, as seen from the Lake Huron shoreline at Colonial Michilimackinac.

June 1st, 2009

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The Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse on the beach in Mackinaw City.

June 1st, 2009

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Tyler found a rock formation on the beach that he thought would make a good location for pictures. He was right!

June 1st, 2009

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A closer picture of Tyler sitting on the rocks.

June 1st, 2009

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The view of Lake Michigan from inside the walls of Fort Michilimackinac.

June 1st, 2009

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A view down Main Street on Mackinac Island from the east end of the street.

June 1st, 2009

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A view down Main Street on Mackinac Island looking from the west end of the street.

June 1st, 2009

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Round Island Lighthouse, as seen from Mackinac Island.

June 1st, 2009

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A freighter passing by the Mackinac Island State Harbor.

June 1st, 2009

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Two sailboats anchored in the Mackinac Island State Harbor early in the morning.

June 2nd, 2009

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Arch Rock on Mackinac Island.

June 2nd, 2009

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A view from the top of Arch Rock.

June 2nd, 2009

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Looking through the trees at the Arch Rock viewing area.

June 2nd, 2009

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Looking down on Marquette Park and the Mackinac Island State Harbor from inside Fort Mackinac.

June 2nd, 2009

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Tyler standing on Mackinac Island with the Mackinac Bridge in the background.

June 2nd, 2009

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A closer picture of Tyler standing on Mackinac Island with the Mackinac Bridge in the background.

June 2nd, 2009

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Tyler standing in the infamous Mackinac Island crack.

June 2nd, 2009

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A pair of swans with their offspring near the shore on Mackinac Island.

June 2nd, 2009

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Several nice homes overlooking the Mackinac Island State Harbor.

June 2nd, 2009

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The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, as viewed from the ferry boat.

June 2nd, 2009

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The sun shining brightly behind the Mackinac Bridge while the ferry boat approaches.

June 2nd, 2009

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The moon over the Mackinac Bridge.

June 2nd, 2009

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A different look at the moon behind the Mackinac Bridge.

June 2nd, 2009

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The American flag flying off the back of the ferry as it circled under the Mackinac Bridge.

June 2nd, 2009

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Looking down the bridge from underneath.

June 2nd, 2009

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The Round Island Lighthouse bathed in the reflection of the setting sun.

June 2nd, 2009

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The Arnold Transit Co. building in the Mackinac Island State Harbor.

June 3rd, 2009

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The American flag waving proudly over the trees on Mackinac Island.

June 3rd, 2009

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The Governor's Mansion on Mackinac Island.

June 3rd, 2009

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A wooden cross on a church sticking up above the trees.

June 3rd, 2009

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The Island House hotel, established in 1852.

June 3rd, 2009

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The roof of the sawmill at Historic Mill Creek had all kinds of little plants growing on it.

June 3rd, 2009

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A sign located along the entrance to one of the walking trails inside Historic Mill Creek.

June 3rd, 2009

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