Author Archives: Jim Burnham

Vol XVIII – #267 – October in December

(Report by Jim) 45 degrees and rain this morning down to 32 degrees and snow. Welcome to Michigan. I set up a baited log on the porch this week for some birding photos and after the wind knocked it down yesterday, the black squirrels found it. Happy to have filled in this week! See you in February. We still have calendars… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #266 – A Stiff SE Wind

(Report by Jim) A wicked SE Wind brought warm air and rain to Leelanau all day today. The surf on the West side was nill, but on the East side it was predictably rough, these being taken just north of Northport. The ice below was at Leelanau State Park. Appropriately, we went and saw Aquaman tonight at the IMAX in Traverse… Read more »

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 »