Pirate Fest in Port Washington 2016

Pirate Fest returned to Port Washington after a several year absence.  Held June 3-5, 2016 the event featured pirate reenactments, knife and axe throwing, musket shooting, and of course, food and drink.  For the kids, there was a bouncy house.  Vendors lined several sections of the marina with a wide selection of eclectic goodies to browse and buy. The picturesque Port Washington Marina provided the perfect backdrop for the festival.  For those wanting to get off land, the tall…

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Quiet Night in Coal Dock Park

Coal Dock Park Night Photography Shoot It was a warm(ish) early February night, one that cannot be spent inside doing nothing, so out I went outside looking to take some photos. I headed to Coal Dock Park, in my hometown Port Washington. The wind was calm. The waves were gently rolling,  Geese were honking and the occasional fish slapped the calm surface of Lake Michigan.  Coal Dock Park is a relatively new park which projects from the shoreline into…

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