Author Archives: Jim Burnham

Vol XVI – #270 – ‘Twas the Night before Christmas

…and all through the house everyone was stirring, including the Biscuit. With our cousins, nieces and nephews together for a traditional Christmas Eve party. It looks like the lake is iced over, but this goes out only 20-30 feet. Might be gone by Monday with temps in the 40s.  Photos today by Jim Burnham The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now… Read more »


Jim Burnham    December 18, 2016    No Comments on Blog


Jim Burnham    December 11, 2016    No Comments on Travel

Vol XVI – #160 – Meggen’s Monday

Meggen ran the 59th Annual Mackinac Bridge walk this morning. Some 600 runners kick the day off early, finishing before the walkers. That’s sunrise, above, from the middle of the bridge. Sunset, below, at Good Harbor, well after the holiday southbound traffic subsided. Happy end-of-summer from up north!   

Vol XVI – #130 – Book Signing and Bar-B-Cruise Day

Report by Jim. Busy day (that’s why this report is late), but a beautiful day and night for another Leland Yacht Club Bar-B-Cruise. The sunsets this week have not disappointed. Thanks to Amanda and Daniel for hosting our first Fishtown book signing! Go to and buy a raffle ticket for next weekend’s drawing. Win one of Keith’s framed Leland… Read more »

Vol XVI – #129 – Great to Be Here

  Today’s report is by Jim. Even when it’s dark, the color of the sunset lingers. Most people leave, but I stay because a camera, with a long exposure set, can capture color that is not visible to the eye. It smooths out waves, draws out clouds and simplifies chaos. It doesn’t matter when you’re there, this is Happy Hour… Read more »

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Jim Burnham    June 8, 2016    No Comments on Book Examples

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