Category Archives: Fishtown

Vol XVIII – #117 – Meggen’s Monday

This is what summer is all about: mild breeze, lee shores available for tubing or water skiing, and enough wind to putter around on a little sailboat. Enjoy, take a deep breath. Yes, Geoff and Joel took the Janice Sue out for a boat ride this weekend!      

Vol XVIII – #101 The Fate of the Diamond

(Keith is still a bit under the weather so Jim is filling in again today) There is an old superstition that it is bad luck to rename a boat. But, there are ways to avoid your fate if you follow certain rituals. According to the website 321boatclub.com, this is how you handle it: Historically it’s been considered bad luck to change… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #97 – Night to Day and a Shoreline Cruise

(Report by Jim) A cloudless, moonless night usually means I’m going to step away from a conversation to hit my shutter button. Last night, Venus was very bright over the North end of Lake Leelanau. After it set, the rest of the galaxy came out. We had some fun with John Marshall and his daughter Scout taking long exposure star fields…. Read more »

Vol XVIII – #96 – Happy Birthday Mrs Leland Report

(Report by Jim) Sometimes you get lucky with the sunsets over the Manitou Islands and sometimes it helps to have a little bit extra in the foreground. I had some animal encounters this week on the lake. Don’t worry, the lab was perfectly happy where he was. His owner was not far away! I’m not sure about the turtle, though…. Read more »

Vol XVIII – #93 – Meggen’s Monday

It’s summertime up north! A delightful mix of hot afternoons, icy cold lake water, the Cherry Festival Air Show (which we admired from a boat), rip-roaring t-storms that knocked down trees and took out electricity, and the brilliant sunsets that somehow always follow the storms.