A rainy, cool beginning, sunshine at noon… Mostly cloudy. ,
Another day of the seagulls being the main attraction. Over near the beach, mayflies saturate the air. Waiting for warming to arrive.
The alewives are thick in Leland’s river, and the seagulls are in seagull heaven. Rain or shine, everyone is ready to head out on the water to fish.
The Morning began with scattered rain showers slowly becoming partly cloudy. A calm Big Blue was the perfect setting. It’s always a pleasure to witness the excitement that hanging the catch brings. Fishtown is a busy place today.
A Tour around the upper lake on Eagle Highway just before the clouds rolled over, showcased the beauty of the roadside. The picture below is outside my backdoor. Spring in Leelanau County is awesome, and for that matter, so is summer, fall and Winter.
A cool, clear and breezy morning.
(Report by Jim today) Mrs. Maro has been featured on this blog several times. But I don’t think these other gems were ever put up. Mrs. Maro was the wife of Walter T. Best, best known by his stage name “Maro the Magician”. She helped finance and run the Old Art Building. And, as you can see above from the… Read more »
A bright and sunny Monday! Imagining the season’s early strawberries. Also imagining plunging into the water, which is not quite warm enough yet. Fun to imagine, though!
(Report by Jim) In celebration of Fishtown opening up for the season, I am going back in time to the incredible record snow of 2013-14. This is what it looked like IN MARCH. We predicted an average if not low year that season and boy, were we off. The winner of the contest won with the highest guess out of… Read more »
(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 »