Category Archives: Lake Michigan

Vol XVI – #289 – Dinner at the Inn Tonight

  Pockets of blue starting to show and sunshine peeping through. A lot of things going on in Leelanau County.   Profits from any upcoming sales of the 2017 Leland Report Calendar will go towards the Harbor Dredging fund.   http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1  The Leland Report/Leif Spork Snow Gauge Contest has closed. Good luck to everyone who entered!  The 2017 Leland Report Calendar… Read more »

Vol XVI – #288 – Oh! No!.. 2 to 5 More!

Waiting for the next system to roar in.  The shoreline ice was blown away yesterday.   Profits from any upcoming sales of the 2017 Leland Report Calendar will go towards the Harbor Dredging fund.   http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1    The Leland Report/Leif Spork Snow Gauge Contest has closed. Good luck to everyone who entered!  The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping! New… Read more »

Vol XVI – #287 – A Four Wheel Drive Day

A nice day to stay home and off the road.   Profits from any upcoming sales of the 2017 Leland Report Calendar will go towards the Harbor Dredging fund.   http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1    The Leland Report/Leif Spork Snow Gauge Contest has closed. Good luck to everyone who entered!  The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping! New low price!  Look for the… Read more »

Vol XVI – #286 – Meggen’s Monday

gWhat a difference a week can make! Northwest winds over the weekend blew the ice balls back to our shoreline, creating a gigantic Lake Michigan slushie.   Profits from any upcoming sales of the 2017 Leland Report Calendar will go towards the Harbor Dredging fund.   http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1    The Leland Report/Leif Spork Snow Gauge Contest has closed. Good luck to everyone… Read more »

Vol XVI – #272 – 50 degrees, Sunshine… WIND!

A beautiful Spring day with the temperature rising to 50 degrees and the sky turning blue.  Mid-afternoon the wind returned with the sound of a freight train.  Lights are flickering… so I’m posting… will update   The Leland Report/Leif Spork Snow Gauge Contest has begun. Go up to Extras->Contest or click on https://lelandreport.com/contest/ to see rules, prizes and enter your guess! The… Read more »

Vol XVI – #265 – Meggen’s Monday

  After lots of gray, this morning’s sunrise delighted us with hues of pink and orange. While looking at Fishtown, I noticed in the distance that an eagle was flying by, out over the water. Great way to start the week!   The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping! New low price!  Look for the Book and Calendar Bundle… Read more »

Vol XVI – #264 – Winter Wonderland Continued

  Ten degrees warmer than Chicago with occasional lake effect snow.  First day of Winter is three days away.   The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping! New low price!  Look for the Book and Calendar Bundle here:  http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1  

Vol XVI – #263 – Winter Wonderland

Some day, they say, it will stop snowing.  Ahhh…  It’s a Winter Wonderland!   The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping! New low price!  Look for the Book and Calendar Bundle here:  http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1  

Vol XVI – #262 – Winter Weather Warning

A system snow moved in from across Big Blue and so far 3 inches have fallen with a total 6 predicted. The wind has died down a bit.   The story below first appeared on the Leland Report on December 16th, 2004, 12 years ago and has been featured each year since.  I was on the bridge taking a picture… Read more »

Vol XVI – #261 – Looks Cold and Windy… It Is

The wind sounded like a freight train roaring through.  The picture above tells the story.  A system snow is promised for early tomorrow through Saturday. The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping! New low price!  Look for the Book and Calendar Bundle here:  http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1