Category Archives: Lake Michigan

Vol XVII – #240 – Meggen’s Monday

  A lone kite surfer enjoyed the fading sunlight and an end-of-season splash through the waves rolling in to Van’s Beach on Sunday. I spoke with kite surfer Mr. Larsen when he came ashore, and he admitted he was wearing three wetsuits to stay warm. (It was chilly just standing there, and I tried to warm up by an intrepid couple’s… Read more »

Vol XVII – #238 – A Bay View

Report by Jim Great hike with Erin scouting the Bay View trail on the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore circuit. This one is just south of the road to Pyramid Point. Take Port Oneida Rd. and take a left onto Miller Rd. to the turnabout. Weather didn’t cooperate with a heavy wind and low temperatures, but the view didn’t disappoint… Read more »

Vol XVII – #237 – Pajamas, Holly Pop and the Beach

Report by Jim Leland was crowded this morning, with the pajama sale and Holly Pop going on. Everyone but me got up super early to get in on the action. Lots of action as well down on the beach. Hope your day after Thanksgiving was a pleasant one. ♥

Vol XVII – #233 – Meggen’s Monday

Wind chill on the beach: wear a hat that covers your ears. It’s windy and wavy. Perhaps a little bit of sun today, but feels like late fall in Michigan. I was delighted to see a snowy owl land on a balcony in Traverse City over the weekend (below).                       … Read more »