Author Archives: Meggen Watt Petersen

Vol XVII – #060 Meggen’s Monday: Memorial Day

Today we pause to honor those who served and gave everything, and the veterans who served alongside them. We salute your courage. We recognize the grief felt by so many families and friends. The forlorn tune “Taps” echoes in our hearts. I think about a former colleague, one of the finest people I’ve ever worked with, who now rests in Arlington… Read more »

Vol XVII – #033 – Meggen’s Monday

No sun, plenty of rain: the forest floors have sprung to life, with fresh greens peeking through the fallen leaves. Downtown in Traverse City, the trees on Front Street have exploded into white blossoms. Leland Harbor is open, thanks to the dredge work and our amazing community support. Since it’s May first, I decided to return to the photo taken… Read more »

Vol XVII – #019 – Meggen’s Monday

It may be gray today, but blue skies are there, above the clouds… we caught a glimpse or two of sunshine over the weekend.  The Record Eagle published an article on our website. See it here:  http://www.record-eagle.com/news/northern_living/the-leland-report-begins-th-year/article_9fa2870c-4929-57a4-8868-d9480a31b899.html      

Vol XVII – #005 – Meggen’s Monday

Abundant foot traffic around Pyramid Point this weekend: it was truly a great spring feeling in the air. Monday – April showers bring May flowers. And so, it is raining.    SAD News Dept:  Dr. Bob Willard passed away this morning. He would have been 97 later this month.      

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