Category Archives: Fishtown

Vol XVIII – #312 – Meggen’s Monday

We have all enjoyed visiting Fishtown to see the roofline lights over the last week, illuminated in celebration of Fishtown Preservation Society paying off its initial mortgage. Congratulations to FPS and all who contributed over the last dozen years!  I went out Friday night to take another round of photos of the lights, and noted a serious wind chill coming… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #309 – Lighthouses From a Different Angle

Report by Jim Saturday, I took M22 and M31 down the whole state up to 196. Stopped at Pt. Betsie, Grand Haven, and Muskegon. Another first, as I have never visited these lighthouses in the winter. Lots of people applauded me for wearing chains on my shoes, as they slipped and slid all around the ice-covered walkway.

Vol XVIII – #308 – Close Call and a Breakwall

Report by Jim Thanks to Geno Miller for letting me camp on his lawn this afternoon to catch a few shots of his view. The ice in the water creates streaks that his Dad used to call “oil slicks”. Well, 10 degrees with a 25mph wind made for some chilly below-zero-windchill shots on the breakwall, but I’m glad I ventured… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #307 – Ice Ice and More Ice

Report by Jim Fishtown in Lights is back.The mortgage burning was postponed because of the ice storm, but the lights still went on at 6pm. Marsha Burnette of Fishtown Preservation was there with a sign for me while Andrew McFarland of leelanau.com recorded a message about Fishtown as the lights went on. Below is the ice that came down originally… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #275 – A Nice Spring Day in January

   Winter Wonderland… day # 5 We still have calendars left, get yours here: https://www.burnhamgraphicarts.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1a   The temperature rose into the lower 40’s again melting some more of the snow. Another system is forecasted to move in on Monday with rain or and snow.  

Vol XVIII – #274 – Sunshine, You Are My Sunshine

   Winter Wonderland… day # 4 We still have calendars left, get yours here: https://www.burnhamgraphicarts.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1a The temperature rose into the lower 40’s melting some of the snow. Another system is forecasted to move in on Monday with rain or snow.