Category Archives: Harbor

Vol XV #229 – Rain, Wind Go Away

The gale warning flags are flying in anticipation of strong coastal winds for Leelanau County and South along the lakeshore. Yesterday the forecast was for gusts up o 60 mph, today, maybe 40 or so. The power company has crews positioned in the county to service any lines down.  There are a lot of stressed trees in the county from the… Read more »

Vol XV #206 – Not as Nice as Yesterday

Not as nice as yesterday, but not the worst.  Another one of those “little bit of everything” days with some raindrops in the AM, sunshine at noon and overcast to mostly cloudy later.  Leelanau County is reaching peak color this weekend with temperatures in the mid fifties, sunshine Thursday thru Saturday. Possible showers Saturday PM.  

Vol XV #202 – Leland, Somewhere Under a Rainbow

The day began with big waves splashing over the breakwall along with BB sized hale.  A rainbow graced the western sky as a lonely surfer fought the wind, waves and rain. In the early afternoon occasional pockets of blue opened up, what can you say other than it’s an eclectic weather day.       

Vol XV #163 – Labor Day Bridge Walk 2015 / Meggen’s Monday

Happy Labor Day! In taking photos around town, often I am to capture an image that many people would not otherwise see. That’s the case for this week. I was out seeking the northern lights, which that evening last week were obscured by clouds. Instead, I was in the harbor when I heard a boat returning. It was after midnight!… Read more »

Vol XV #156 – Meggen’s Monday

It was a weekend full of end-of-summer hubbub in Leland. It felt like summer!  With great sadness we announce the passing of Leo Jerry G. Shea, one of the mainstays of our Leland Community.  Our heartfelt condolences to his wife Patty,  Katie, Loretta, Michael,  Kevin, Kerry and their families.