Category Archives: Fishtown

Vol XV #130 – A Perfect Leland Day Indeed

     All the Charter boats were out on Big Blue early this morning leaving the home port empty. Leland was lucky in the aftermath of Sunday’s storm, Glen Arbor not so.  The access to the dunes and Stocking Drive are all closed to traffic as well as Glen Haven, Glen Arbor along with the surrounding area. Thousands are still without… Read more »

Vol XV #129 – A Powerful Day Indeed

   This week is the last week of Sailing School at the Leland Yacht Club, our grandkids, Meredith and Daniel Burnham along with Biscuit and the rest of the crew sat for a group picture. Our power outage lasted approx. 46 hours, not bad considering that the prediction was for Thursday at 4:00 pm which would have meant about 90… Read more »

Vol XV #127 – Summer Storm of 2015

Got a call early this morning from Leland. “Looks like you’ll be doing the report tonight, the power is out here.” As of 5pm, the power was still out and judging from the damage, it will be out for a while. Hope everyone is safe and dry.  -Jim After the storm…

Vol XV #122 – A Great Morning to Go Fishing

  There is always a lot of jubilation coming from the fishing buddies when they arrive in the morning. Today I asked Captain Anderson and his crew member to join the fishermen with Biscuit for a photo.  I certainly enjoy being a part of the Fishtown scene and to be able to share the morning with them.  We return to Fishtown … Read more »

Vol XV #115 – On a Day Like Today You Can Pass the Time Away

.  A word of caution to our local and summer folks, watch out for careless drivers of automobiles and bikes.  Especially the bikers who ride two feet inside the driving lane when they have 4 feet of shoulder.  With summer traffic heavy in both directions it doesn’t really seem very smart to make a statement about who owns the road. … Read more »

Vol XV #99 – Dam Candy is Damn Good

Joanne and I joined with our Leland neighbors to congratulate Major General Brian Bishop and his wife Linda on his retirement from the United States Air Force and welcoming them back home.   Also Happy 78th Birthday to my wife Joanne, love ya.  Life is good!