Category Archives: In Town

Vol XVI – #099 – Penwood Memories

  Last evening a bunch of us old-timers gathered together to remember those we grew up with, partied with and competed with.  Don and Marilyn Pendergast were hosts for so many of our exploits at Penwood located at the mouth of the Carp River. Times have changed, Penwood has changed    

Vol XVI – #092 – Another Day in the Land of Delight

Another beautiful cool get-up. one of the amenities we enjoy is crisp clean air.  I mentioned yesterday that I would post a couple of pictures of the summer cottage that was torn down on Cemetery Point.  The cottage was owned by Edmund and Virginia Ball, ideal for entertaining with panoramic views of North Lake Leelanau.  I photographed every room and… Read more »

Vol XVI – #090 – Meggen’s Monday

Today started off with a magnificent clear sky. A perfect summer day. Yesterday, I explored Fishtown from the water. The first two photos are mermaid moments. Then, last night we kicked off the summer with the first Sunday Night Sing. The third photo honors a line from a favorite tune: “…the afterglow when the sun has set, these are things I’ll never… Read more »

Vol XVI – #089 – Fishtown Art

The day certainly didn’t start out in the right direction entertaining us with thunder and rain.  The threat subsided and the artists returned to their easels.  Busy most of the morning and early afternoon working at St. Wenceslaus Chicken Dinner.  Checked out Fishtown around 2 and was impressed with the artists work.  

Vol XVI – #088 – Fishtown— en plein air

  Last night at the Leelanau Historical Museum, Norb Gits officially opened and dedicated the Norbert Gits Family Gallery and Bluestone Conference Room which featured my Fishtown pen & inks as well as other artists and photographers at a special showing for Museum Benefactors. In Fishtown this morning, artists set up their easels to capture the beauty of this wonderful and… Read more »

Vol XVI – #087 – Friday, Another Beautiful Day

The old house in the picture at the top was the featured on the Leland Report, February 8, 2002.  A number of years ago it fell down or was knocked down and is has been lying in a pile for awhile.  It’s another beautiful day here in Leelanau County.