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Vol XVI – #109 – Cool to Start

Three generations of Lelander’s enjoying a Fishtown Shanty party yesterday evening, hosted by Peter Hall and family. Some of our reminisceing dating back 70 years and more.  Great story telling, great people telling great stories.  To many of us it seems like yesterday.  I was one of the new kids on the dock, having partied here for the first time in 1960. … Read more »

Vol XVI – #107 – The Riviera of the Midwest

Our congratulations to Alisha Glass! For what it’s worth:  Got a call from a friend who suggested that when Biscuit and I go out this afternoon is that we stay away from 204 because there is a guy walking with a long gun.  When questioned by deputy sheriff officers, he claimed he was exercising his second amendment rights and they… Read more »

Vol XVI # 029 – What’s Happening Around Town?

A lot of activity around town getting Leland ready for the season.  Above… Manitou Transit is rebuilding the dock.  Below… the firehouse in it’s latest stages.  Lawn care workers cleaning up everywhere.  Store owners getting their businesses ready.  It’s still a little chilly, but I’m sure it will warm up, it always does.        

Vol XVI # 010 – A Phonogenic Day

  Another one of those in-between clippers day. That beautiful blue sky is clouding up in preparation of another clipper system on it’s way.  In spite of the cold, the sun is high enough to melt the last snow preparing it for the next… irritating.  The TV weather persons show warming a couple of days away, never tomorrow, always couple… Read more »

Vol XV #326 – They Say Sunshine… Maybe

Nothing much happening around town today.  The weather people say that there will be sunshine… someplace, but not here yet.  In fact, at the moment there are snowflakes in the air.  In the forecast… warming for a couple of days with possible rain drops. And then, of course, falling temperatures. The Leland Report Book is going to happen! 120 Pages… Read more »

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