Tag Archives: van’s beach

Vol XVII – #022 – What Lies Beneath

(Report by Jim)  This image is from 2/28/2012. Old shipwreck wood on none other than Van’s Beach. But it’s covered up now. Lake Michigan was pretty low on this date. From the year 2000 through 2012, the level of Lake Michigan and Huron was below the historical mean level after being at a 10 year high in 1998. In 2013… Read more »

Vol XVII – #008 – Some More April Weather

Leelanau County was the only county excluded from the snow attack this morning on national news. At the moment, the western Michigan shoreline is the only rain/snow free zone in the state.  Wind is blowing 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40. Tomorrow and Saturday supposed to be sunny with temperature warming.      

Vol XVII – #003 – No Foolin

Reminiscing about past April Fools Days brought back memories of these 3 favorites. What a great place we live in when your local law enforcement allows you to have some April Fools Day Fun. The picture below would probably make more sense if I posted it today.  I’ve lived a charmed life, first of all having married the girl I did… Read more »

Vol XVI – #345 – Gone is the Wind Along With a Few Trees

I tried to take a picture of Van’s Beach from this same spot yesterday and the wind was just  much, had to retreat.  The cherry and grape growers are hopeful this weather will stabilize.  Warm ups are nice but can put crops in jeopardy.   A free 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping with all book orders!  http://www.artistasylum.com/book/h7b12a9f3#h7b12a9f3  

Vol XVI – #342 – Meggen’s Monday

Cloud cover this morning! It’s beginning to feel spring-ish. That’s certainly true for those tapping the sugar maples in the county. Late afternoon light in today’s photos, piercing through the clouds around the harbor.     A free 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping with all book orders!  http://www.artistasylum.com/book/h7b12a9f3#h7b12a9f3  

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