Category Archives: Lake Michigan

Vol XV #213 – Cool, Quiet and Calm

A very nice morning, quiet and calm at Van’s Beach.  Surveyors determining the lake level, taking advantage of the flatness.  Beautiful Fall color muted a bit by the light overcast.  Fishtown is closing down with the exception of Reflections, Leif’s Tile Shop and Carlson’s Fish Shanty.     

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 #205 – Meggen’s Monday

A perfect fall day, complete with wind blowing leaves every which way, and not too cold. It started out with a pre-dawn line-up of Venus, Jupiter, and Mars. At sunset last night, the freighter Great Lakes Trader and tug Joyce L. VanEnkevort moved slowly through the Manitou Passage. Same place, 24 hours earlier – windy, wavy, and chilly, with a hundred… Read more »

Vol XV #203 – Another Eclectic October Day

Another one of those days that had everything Mother Nature could bring.  Deep dark clouds with pockets of blue and billowing whites.  Drizzle at times with periods of snow.  Temperature in the forties with wind gusts in the twenties.  Leelanau County color is shown on TV at 50% with the peak predicted next weekend.