Category Archives: Lake Leelanau (the lake)

Vol XVII – #312 – Gone Fishin, There’s a Sign upon the Door

  The sun was shining and I drove over to East Leland to photograph the shanties on the north end of the lake. As I arrived, the sky clouded over and it began to snow. I returned to the west side and the sky turned blue again.            .       .    

Vol XVII – #311 – Fishtown Winter

I want to wish my son James Burnham a Happy 50th Birthday.  It has been so far, a real Winter this year, not the snowiest or coldest, just day after day Winter.  With the exception of 5 days that the temperature was above 35 and 40 that melted the first 2 months of snowfall, it has been cold and snowy.  We… Read more »

Vol XVII – #310 – Meggen’s Monday

I understand that cross-country ski conditions on the Heritage Trail are excellent right now – new powder along with low temps – so head out to enjoy it if you can. Days are gradually getting longer, and many deer congregate along these country roads at sunrise and sunset, so keep eyes out for them. One surprised us yesterday by repeatedly standing… Read more »

Vol XVII – #296 – Meggen’s Monday

Today we have snow, or possibly rain washing away snow. It’s a study of “hard water” meets the liquid form. Over the weekend, one of our neighbors commented on a preference for temps in the teens and twenties throughout the winter. We smiled in agreement.      .