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Archive for November, 2011

Not that I’ve counted or anything, but it seems like there are more lights downtown this year than in years past.  Most years I pay little attention to holiday lights, either in the city or in peoples’ yards.  But since they put up the holiday lights this year, a week or so ago, I’m almost mesmerized when I drive or walk through downtown at night.  Today’s steady rain has coated the pavement, making a mirror-like reflective surface for all the bulbs, traffic lights and neon signs.  I couldn’t resist trying out the night landscape settings on my wife’s new camera.

Main Street, Plymouth, Michigan

The Penn

The Box

Kellogg Park

The Creche

Lights, raindrops

Menorah

The tree

It's A Wonderful Life

Penniman Avenue

Free Smells

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I’m not much for holiday decorations.  I’m a Scrooge when it comes to Christmas.  But I like seeing the The Three Wisemen aka the Magi making their way from east to west through Kellogg Park.  They have, quite fittingly, started their journey before the leaves are all off the trees.  It’s a long way from Persia to Bethlehem, after all.

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The new multi-business building being built downtown, at the corner of Main Street and Ann Arbor Trail, seems to be taking shape.  I am not afraid to say that this looks like it is going to be an ugly building and doesn’t fit with the character of the city.  But, it’s coming, like it or not.  Here are some shots of the construction as of November 10, 2011.

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