Amid the frozen tundra of the Lake Michigan beach in Glencoe, Illinois, this is one of my favorite photos I've taken. In part, that's because I don't quite have a clue how this formed -- I know there can be big waves in Lake Michigan, but water isn't going to freeze in mid-wave. Besides, this doesn't look precisely like a wave. And none of that even explains the "vertical handles" on the left. ("What's that all about?", as my friend Tiffany is often known to say.)
However this oddity occurred, I loved the formation and its glistening. This is what you get when you wander down to the beach on a lovely late-January morning in Glencoe.
Robert J. Elisberg is a political commentator, screenwriter, novelist, tech writer and also some other things that I just tend to keep forgetting.
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