Author Archives: Keith Burnham

Vol XVII – #312 – Gone Fishin, There’s a Sign upon the Door

  The sun was shining and I drove over to East Leland to photograph the shanties on the north end of the lake. As I arrived, the sky clouded over and it began to snow. I returned to the west side and the sky turned blue again.            .       .    

Vol XVII – #311 – Fishtown Winter

I want to wish my son James Burnham a Happy 50th Birthday.  It has been so far, a real Winter this year, not the snowiest or coldest, just day after day Winter.  With the exception of 5 days that the temperature was above 35 and 40 that melted the first 2 months of snowfall, it has been cold and snowy.  We… Read more »

Vol XVII – #309 – Super Bowl Sunday

It’s February and Winter is going to be around for another month and a half. We already have had over 100 inches fall and could easily have a 100 more. What we thankful for is that the Leelanau County Road Commission does a fantastic job of keeping our roads clean. Not only the main roads, but all the roads. Hats… Read more »

Vol XVII – #302 – 57 Years Ago… Seems Like Yesterday

  Saturday, January 28th, 1961, a beautiful sunshine day, We were married in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Riverside, IL.  On our honeymoon we flew to Zurich, Switzerland and on to Davos for a weeks skiing, then Lech, Austria for another. Took the Orient Express to Vienna, which was still  bombed out from WW2. We flew to Paris, France for our last week…. Read more »

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