Happy Memorial Day! Today we gratefully remember those who served, and deeply honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Leland town is hopping with activity. Across the Manitou Passage, North Manitou Island was also a beautiful place to be. Lilacs there are in full bloom. In the hours before the Manitou Island Transit arrived, the green space near the ranger… Read more »
With the exception of a brief sprinkle, Leland was blessed with some sunshine for the Wildflower Sale. Lots of visitors in town, parking hard to find. Below in front of the Dam Candy Store are my granddaughters Lauren and Shea. What kind of a day is it?… A nice one.
We have been enjoying an outstanding several days of mild temperatures, clear skies, and lakes as calm as glass.
Another beautiful day in the Leelanau. The stillness of the air presented Big Blue with a mirror surface perfect for Blue Stoners. But no rock collectors were on the beach.
One thing about cool temperatures is that flowers last a long time, which is delightful! Top photo today was a result of searching for northern lights and finding moonlit clouds instead. Thirty-second exposure: the streak on the horizon on the left side is the 767′ Cason J Callaway heading north.
We had a beautiful weekend and off to another good day Monday. The 415′ tug Bradshaw McKee slipped silently northward in the afterglow of Sunday’s sunset.
We celebrated Mother’s Day at the Riverside Inn. It turned out to be a beautiful day in the Leelanau.
All I can say is… what a nice day it is. It would be nice to have another one tomorrow… but that’s not to be because a cold front and t-storms are coming tomorrow.
In spite of the fact that yesterday was a cold and damp, we needed the rain. Today on the other hand is sunny and not as chilly, is one fine day in May. Lots of Gull activity due to the adding live fish to the river a few days ago. Long time ago there were gulls all over Fishtown because… Read more »
Today was not a good day for the Leland Report as the server has been down all day and I’m just able to post. NEWPORT HONORS ALEXANDER JANKO The 2016 Newport Beach Film Festival has awarded writer/director/composer Alexander Janko its OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN FILMMAKING: SCREENWRITING honor for YEAR BY THE SEA. With four sold out screenings and a wonderful… Read more »