Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Winners of the 2016-17 Snow Gauge Contest

Winter16-17The following entries were the closest to the snow gauge measurement at Leif’s Tileart studio in Sutton’s Bay without going over.  

Congratulations and thanks to everyone who participated in this year’s contest! See you next year!

First Place

Rebecca Reynolds with a guess of 144″
Rebecca wins a custom made Leif Spork tile with the final snow tally of the season included on it (Design in progress) 

Second Place

Allen Northcutt with a guess of 139″
Allen wins a choice of an signed 11×14 print of his choosing or one of Keith Burnham’s pen and ink prints of Fishtown

Third Place

Matt Burnheimer with a guess of 135.5″
Matt gets a one of a kind Leland Report mug with his choice of Leland scenes.

Vol XVII – #022 – What Lies Beneath

(Report by Jim)  This image is from 2/28/2012. Old shipwreck wood on none other than Van’s Beach. But it’s covered up now. Lake Michigan was pretty low on this date. From the year 2000 through 2012, the level of Lake Michigan and Huron was below the historical mean level after being at a 10 year high in 1998. In 2013… Read more »

Vol XVII – #021 – When We Were a Couple of Kids

(Report by Jim) Coming in a little late today, I know. Keith is slowly recovering. We haven’t had an Erhardt Peters day in a while, so I thought I would show some that we rarely see. The first photo may or may not be of EP as a kid. I can’t say for sure if the title was auto-biographical or… Read more »

Vol XVII – #020 – The Tax Man Cometh

(Report by Jim) If you haven’t started your taxes, better get on it! The weather has also been pretty taxing lately as has been the bug Keith is currently battling with. He thanks everyone for their well wishes! The photos today are from back when I was up there last month. We have an exciting project in progress related to… 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 XVI – #314 – Meggen’s Monday

Sometimes a gray day can have a spectacular finish. This was certainly true yesterday for sunset fans and many football fans.    Profits from any upcoming sales of the 2017 Leland Report Calendar will go towards the Harbor Dredging fund.   http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1  The Leland Report/Leif Sporck Snow Gauge Contest has closed. Good luck to everyone who entered!  The 2017 Leland Report Calendar… Read more »

Vol XVI – #273 – Meggen’s Monday on Tuesday

Happy Tuesday-after-Christmas! Dedicated to the two swans in the harbor this morning; friends and family; sunny skies; and thank-you notes.   The Leland Report/Leif Spork Snow Gauge Contest has begun. Go up to Extras->Contest or click on http://lelandreport.com/contest/ to see rules, prizes and enter your guess! The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping! New low price!  Look for the Book… Read more »

Vol XVI – #271 – Merry Christmas

We got everyone here at once in one way or another.  A very Merry Christmas from our family to yours. And yes, that’s a Leland blue 😉 Photos by Jim Burnham   The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping! New low price!  Look for the Book and Calendar Bundle here:  http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1  

Vol XVI – #174 – Meggen’s Monday

This morning, we had clear skies overhead, now decorated with a few puffy clouds. Today’s second and third photos are iPhone “shots over the bow,” at sunset last night and late afternoon Saturday. These days have been and continue to be pure delight!