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Vol XVII – #240 – Meggen’s Monday

  A lone kite surfer enjoyed the fading sunlight and an end-of-season splash through the waves rolling in to Van’s Beach on Sunday. I spoke with kite surfer Mr. Larsen when he came ashore, and he admitted he was wearing three wetsuits to stay warm. (It was chilly just standing there, and I tried to warm up by an intrepid couple’s… Read more »

Vol XV #285 – A Black & White Beginning With a Touch of Orange

A calm and cloudy beginning.  The forecasts include everything, rain, sleet and possible snow.  So far nothing.  The morning darkness starts to brighten up mid February when the sun rises at 7:45.  I like to begin our journey around 8.  The Leland Report/Leif Spork Snow Gauge contest is closed. We had a total of 47 entries. We will report the final… Read more »

Vol XV #284 – A Picture Postcard Afternoon

The morning arrived with a nice sunrise.  I thought there might be a nice picture opportunity at Fudgy Beach and as I crossed over the Carp River I said this is it.  Never got to Fudgy Beach, instead I made my way to South Fishtown.  Noon and the sun provided a picture postcard shot of North Beach.  Tomorrow afternoon… possible rain or snow…. Read more »

Vol XV #283 – It Could Be A Nice Day I’d Say

This afternoon we will be in the Big City By the Bay, so the Leland Report is being posted early.  Back in 2001 when I started the LR, it was usually was posted in the am as it was a good morning email to my family.  Hard to believe that 15 years will have passed since March 30 2001.  I have been interviewed… Read more »

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