LAKE MICHIGAN - Even a dog has to take a break from all the excitement of his backyard kingdom. On this sunny summer day, George, my husband, and I head to the beach. Our friends, Nancy and Don, own a cottage on Lake Michigan, and they have invited the three of us to spend the day at the beach.
This is George’s first visit to Lake Michigan. The waves were a little intimidating at first. He would sniff the water, but he would not allow himself to get wet. He wouldn’t even dip his paw into the water to check it out. Then something caught his eye. George noticed the beautiful white birds walking along the water’s edge. He tried to get close to these interesting critters, but they would simply fly off.
Silly me, I thought seagulls only lived by the ocean, and then I moved to Michigan and discovered the Big Lake is home to a thriving population of seagulls. I have since learned that seagulls or gulls will live al