Author Archives: Meggen Watt Petersen

Vol XIX – #001- Meggen’s Monday

    Big waves on a Monday morning, Good Harbor Bay.       The Leland Report calendars are now $5 each +$2 shipping! All book orders get a free 2020 calendar until further notice. The 2020 Leland Report Calendar is available for $5+$2 shipping! Click on the following link to order. There is a special on the Book+Calendar combination… Read more »

Vol XIX – #351 – Meggen’s Monday

Today, a glimpse or two of familiar places this week: the path to Van’s Beach, looking away from the lake; and the harbor breakwater, a few days ago when the lake was plenty rough. Top photo is from 2018 when sheets of blue ice piled up near the Mackinac Bridge. Please pause to take a deep breath, wherever you are…. Read more »

Vol XIX – #344 – Meggen’s Monday

    Bringing you glimpses of some breathing space from over the weekend. Monday has been a gray day (literally). The Leland Report calendars are now $5 each +$2 shipping! All book orders get a free 2020 calendar until further notice. The 2020 Leland Report Calendar is available for $5+$2 shipping! Click on the following link to order. There is… Read more »

Vol XIX – #337 – Meggen’s Monday

  For today’s Report, Meggen returned to her photographs from 2013, taken when lake levels were noticeably lower than at present. Sunday afternoon (3/8/2020) at Empire Bluff Trail: some slush, plenty of ice, and sunny views at the overlook. Pro tip: wear spikes on your shoes. The Leland Report calendars are now $5 each +$2 shipping! All book orders get… Read more »

Vol XIX – #331 -Meggen’s Monday

I love the play of light on buildings that we may drive by in the morning and evening. As days get longer and snow begins to melt, there’s a season-is-changing/spring-is-coming glow.   The Leland Report calendars are now $5 each +$2 shipping! All book orders get a free 2020 calendar until further notice. The 2020 Leland Report Calendar is available… Read more »

Vol XIX – #324 – Meggen’s Monday

The snowy owl visited Leland again! It’s a beautiful sight. With the arrival of February, the Leland Report calendars are now $5 each +$2 shipping! All book orders get a free 2020 calendar until further notice.   The 2020 Leland Report Calendar is available for $5+$2 shipping! Click on the following link to order. There is a special on the… Read more »

Vol XIX – #317 – Meggen’s Monday

Photos from the time frame of sunset… this evening, snow is beginning to fall.         Wth the arrival of February, the Leland Report calendars are now $5 each +$2 shipping! All book orders get a free 2020 calendar until further notice. The 2020 Leland Report Calendar is available for $5+$2 shipping! Click on the following link to… Read more »

Vol XIX – #311 – Meggen’s Monday

Bluebird skies peeking through on Monday!     With the arrival of February, the Leland Report calendars are now $5 each +$2 shipping! All book orders get a free 2020 calendar until further notice. The 2020 Leland Report Calendar is available for $5+$2 shipping! Click on the following link to order. There is a special on the Book+Calendar combination at… Read more »

Vol XIX – #297 – Meggen’s Monday

  It has been snowing on and off today, Monday. A quick walk around outside can reveal the simple beauty of little things like snowflakes. Each season, no matter how gray or slushy, has its own sparkle.       The 2020 Leland Report Calendar is available for $15.99+$2 shipping! Click on the following link to order. There is a… Read more »

Vol XIX – #290 – MLK Day – Meggens Monday

  File under: “Why We Live Here” — the weekend’s snow became the highlight of outdoor play. My dad and I cross-country skied along the Heritage Trail, which had been groomed the evening before but then covered with enough snow to bury the XC ski tracks. It was idyllic: snow gently falling; powder on the trail; patches of blue sky;… Read more »