Vol XXII – #39 – Blast From the Past

Report #7061 Photo: LR-12-15-22

Joanne and Keith snowshoeing on the north end of the lake, February 2003


Leland, MI
6:08 am9:10 pm EDT
Feels like: 57°F
Wind: 8mph WNW
Humidity: 74%
Pressure: 29.94"Hg
UV index: 0
8 am9 am10 am11 am12 pm
70°F / 54°F
68°F / 61°F
68°F / 50°F
63°F / 46°F
63°F / 50°F

To end 2022, which was certainly an improvement from 2020 and 2021 in many ways, each day I will be posting some favorites from the blog from 20 years ago. It’s hard to believe we’ve kept this going for this long. I think it should be added as part of the historical record of Leland. We still have 80 calendars left and plenty of time to ship before Christmas. The link is at the bottom. Thank you to everyone who has continued to follow us through thick ice and thin ice.

Joanne peeking under one of the ice castles on Happy Hour Beach in February 2003

Jim on top of what was an eroded promontory on the Clay Cliffs north of Leland, when Lake Michigan was frozen completely to Wisconsin in March of 2003. Still using a film camera!



The 2023 Leland Report Calendar is currently at the printers and I expect to ship by the end of this October. We no longer post every day, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have images to share. We thank you for your support as you make this worthwhile for us. I am limiting the printing to 200 calendars this year, so be sure to order yours soon, it is likely to sell out and not be available in January.

You can order yours here:  https://www.burnhamgraphicarts.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1  

-Jim and Keith Burnham





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Robert Cordes
Robert Cordes
1 year ago

Love seeing all your excellent photos. Also understand the demands on your time. Wish you a Merry Christmas and a Healthy New Year. Stay warm!

1 year ago

I always enjoy seeing the beautiful photos of the Leland Report, both present day and from the archives!

Catryna Loos
Catryna Loos
1 year ago

Ditto Chris’ comments. Merry Christmas and here’s to a healthy 2023!!

1 year ago

Great pics from the past..miss the daily Leland updates but totally understand..Merry Christmas to all!!