Author Archives: Jim Burnham

Vol XVIII – #232-Day After Thanksgiving

(Report by Jim) Holly Pop is at the Old Art Building today and tomorrow. Stop in and get some holiday goods and make some cool crafts with “Leland Gal” Maggie! There are still some cool ice sculptures out on the Breakwall. Will be mostly gone by the end of today, though.  

Vol XVIII – #231-Thanksgiving Day

(Report by Jim) Took the day off to spend with family, still pretty grey outside today and still cold! So! You get some more photos from yesterday. Happy Thanksgiving! Thank you for stopping by!  I have a new article up about my latest Black Hills Photography trip here:  https://lelandreport.com/portfolio/focus-trek-15-the-alt-black-hills-photo-shootout-part-1/

Vol XVIII – #230 -Wednesday Was An Ice Day

  (Report by Jim) Santa Claus is riding in style! I was up at the tree lighting and parade in Leland. Earlier I was freezing my *** off on North Beach (It was North Beach before the sign and will be North Beach long after the sign comes down). It’s going to be in the 40s soon so these ice… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #229 – Tuesday Snow Day

  (Report by Jim) Last two days have been fairly grey. Today’s photos are a mixture of the last three. The last one below is today. Today, I got the pleasure of driving back from Traverse City in a snowstorm. I also found out I need new tires. Slowing down for stop signs taught me how to pray again. I… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #227 – Started Windy Ended Nifty

  (Report by Jim) 30 degrees but coooold with the the wind chill up at Peterson Park in Northport this morning. The puffy white clouds were there for me today. The sun was out when I needed it, and set very beautifully. A very good day all around. Hard to pick from all of the photos, but here are the… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #206- Last Boat Trip of the Season

  (Report by Jim) Note: The 2019 Leland Report Calendar is available for purchase (pre-sale) at the following link:  https://www.burnhamgraphicarts.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1 Meggen Petersen suggested one last sunrise photo trip down the Cedar River in her 1958 Dunphy. The sun did not materialize like we hoped. In fact, it started raining on our way back. But the scenery was still spectacular and… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #205 – Revisiting Kehl Lake and Pierce Stocking Drive

  (Report by Jim) Note: The 2019 Leland Report Calendar is available for purchase (pre-sale) at the following link:  https://www.burnhamgraphicarts.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1   Last time I was up at Kehl Lake up near Woosley Airport was May after the last major snow of the year was running off. The lake was really high and the boardwalk at the end was practically submerged…. Read more »

Vol XVIII – #204 – An Omena Color Tour

  (Report by Jim) A color tour today with my daughter. It’s past peak in most of the places we were in. Omena Point Rd still had a beautiful tunnel of trees. Tomorrow, Meggen and I will head down Pierce Stocking drive, but this is the first time I’ll be going there with color. M22 Barns, Mmmmmm Biscuit says hi to… Read more »