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Vol XVI # 025 – Saturday in Leland

Another nice beginning to a late April day, but on the cool side.  Not a ripple on Carp River, providing a mirror image of the Library and Museum.  South Beach was host to the Saturday Rockers.  The afternoon became clouded over and rain is promised for tomorrow.         

Vol XVI # 007 – Sunny Today… Snow Tomorrow

Blue dominated the sky this morning playing host to a few lingering clouds continuing for the rest of the afternoon. In spite of the temperatures being in the lower 20’s, the sun managed to melt half of the last clipper snow, just in time to make room for the next clipper. Received an Email from Biff Steel with news that… Read more »

Vol XV #261 – Meggen’s Monday

  I went out  Friday morning to see the three freighters that are proving Good Harbor Bay true to its name. Strong winds caused the Great Republic, Algoma Navigator, and Algosoo (L to R) to stop here overnight.    Click here to enter the 2016 Snow Gauge contest! Win a custom Leif Spork tile!  

Vol XV #153 – A Place to Sit and Remember

A nice place to sit and remember all the good times and wonderful Leland relationships we had spending our summers here and not forgetting how important those relationships were, especially with those no longer with us.  With great sadness we report the passing of Therese Gits Larson this afternoon, she was 89 Memories of 1941 at the Beach House (Therese,… Read more »

Vol XV #125 – Wine Tasting You Can Boat To

  Boathouse Winery has a great outdoor tasting area that can be accessed by boat.  And while you’re there enjoy the view. I passed by the, for better words, the “Steelcase House” last evening on the way to Northport.  On August, 22, 2004, I featured it on the Leland Report not knowing exactly what it was I made fun of… Read more »

Vol XV #113 – Oh What a Beautiful Day… For a Tribute

The Leland Yacht Club held a memorial Sunfish Regatta dedicated to the memory of Past Commodore Jim Fenton.  Jim was known for his love of racing his Sunfish and dedication to his years as LYC Commodore.  Present along with family members were Past Commodores Norb Gits, Bill Bolinger, Ted Sichler, Keith Burnham,  Mary Jo Grogan, John Stanley and Laura Paine.