Author Archives: Keith Burnham

Vol XV #137 – Bluer Than Blue

  Big Blue with a big blue sky was a destination early this morning for a lot of visitors. Biscuit and I drove to Glen Arbor this afternoon and saw a few units removing the fallen trees along the road, but for the most part it was clean between the Old School House and the bridge just before Glen Arbor. … Read more »

Vol XV #131 – Beyond the Little Red Schoolhouse

    Biscuit and I decided to check out the Little Red Schoolhouse and found it to be in excellent condition, especially with it’s new coat of paint. Just beyond, around the bend the destruction began.  Trees were flattened on both sides of the road.  The power was still out in the Glen Lake Area at noon,  9&10 News reported 9,000… Read more »

Vol XV #130 – A Perfect Leland Day Indeed

     All the Charter boats were out on Big Blue early this morning leaving the home port empty. Leland was lucky in the aftermath of Sunday’s storm, Glen Arbor not so.  The access to the dunes and Stocking Drive are all closed to traffic as well as Glen Haven, Glen Arbor along with the surrounding area. Thousands are still without… Read more »

Vol XV #129 – A Powerful Day Indeed

   This week is the last week of Sailing School at the Leland Yacht Club, our grandkids, Meredith and Daniel Burnham along with Biscuit and the rest of the crew sat for a group picture. Our power outage lasted approx. 46 hours, not bad considering that the prediction was for Thursday at 4:00 pm which would have meant about 90… Read more »

Vol XV #126 – The Leland Coffee Club

  Congratulations to this newly married couple exiting Fishtown as I arrived. The International Coffee Club of America, Leland Coffee Club, held it’s last sip this morning at the Leland Fire House. It’s next sip will be Monday morning at the Leland Lodge. The club was organized on March 4th, 1964 and has no by-laws, no officers, no dues and… Read more »

Vol XV #125 – Wine Tasting You Can Boat To

  Boathouse Winery has a great outdoor tasting area that can be accessed by boat.  And while you’re there enjoy the view. I passed by the, for better words, the “Steelcase House” last evening on the way to Northport.  On August, 22, 2004, I featured it on the Leland Report not knowing exactly what it was I made fun of… Read more »