Vol XVII – #038 – A Glazingly Nice Day

(Report by Jim today) I stopped off at Leif Sporck’s new shop in Suttons Bay being managed by Susan Alexander. I got to see her glazing some awards to be handed out for a marathon this Summer. If you are in the Holland area, see Leif at the Tulip Festival and tell him we said hi. If you are in Suttons… Read more »

Vol XVII – #037 – The Dredging Timelapse

(Report by Jim today) You know what they say about the weather in Michigan, whether you like it or not, wait ten minutes and it will change. We installed a timelapse camera on the green breakwall light for the duration of the dredging operation and caught a spectacular transformation in action! You will see the whole thing in a video… Read more »

Vol XVII – #036 – Top 10 Subs in Michigan

Link below to mlive.com http://www.mlive.com/dining/index.ssf/2017/05/10_of_michigans_best_sub_shops.html Village Cheese Shanty Located in the charming Fishtown area of Leland, right on the water, the Village Cheese Shanty is the place to stop from mid April through October. The bread here is what it’s all about, a delicious, house-made pretzel roll created by owner David Kareck.  It’s chewy, with a bit of caramelized flavor,… Read more »

Vol XVII – #033 – Meggen’s Monday

No sun, plenty of rain: the forest floors have sprung to life, with fresh greens peeking through the fallen leaves. Downtown in Traverse City, the trees on Front Street have exploded into white blossoms. Leland Harbor is open, thanks to the dredge work and our amazing community support. Since it’s May first, I decided to return to the photo taken… Read more »

Vol XVII – #029 – Wind and Clouds Rule

The morning began with an east wind at 2 mph, currently gusting over 35 mph. Blue skies, light rain and incredible cloud formations. The 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!… Read more »