Category Archives: In Town

Vol XVI # 077 – First Day of Sailing School

A overcast but beautiful beginning to a very nice day.  It was a perfect day to begin teaching sailing at the Leland Yacht Club. The sailing class was small but in a week or two there will be a lot more students. A Fishtown Story:  As usual Biscuit gets a lot of attention in Fishtown, even from those who have… Read more »

Vol XVI # 069 – Meggen’s Monday

  Clear skies this morning offered a delightful reprieve from the weekend’s rain and clouds: blue skies over Fishtown. Earlier this weekend, we met Lucy at Stander Marine in Leland – calmly riding along as her master goes about his work. Also it’s a great time to walk the trail at Leelanau Conservancy’s Houdek Dunes Natural Area to see the… Read more »

Vol XVI # 061 – Wine Tasting Day

   The day began with beautiful blue skies and puffy white clouds and around noon, dark clouds started moving in from the southwest and a sprinkle or two happened.  Other than that it was a beautiful Sunday in May.  Fishtown was filled to capacity with weekend visitors, places to park… none.   

Vol XVI # 056 – Wildflowers

   The  Wildflower Rescue team will be on hand this weekend at the Village Green with a lot of Trillium for sale.   Both Upper and Northern Lower peninsulas are under an extreme fire watch and No Burn Rule is in effect. Some rain is expected this week.