Category Archives: Landscapes

Vol XVIII – #119 – A Perfect Fishtown Day

Today is one of those days that the clouds rule the sky.   (Jim) I took a break today and drove over to Fudgie Beach to catch a Cumulus forming over Lake Leelanau. I heard this storm produced heavy rains and lightning in Traverse City. This is all we got, shame. 😉   

Vol XVIII – #118 – Sailing Day

  A nice day for a sail with friends. Made it all the way to Robinsons Bay from the North end in an hour when the wind just decided to go somewhere else. Dead calm and a mile from home. Being close to sunset, we were running out of time to get back up to the North end when who… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #98 – Cherry Trees and Milky Trees

(Report by Jim. Keith is feeling a little under the weather, so the Biscuit Report will have to wait.) A trip around the county last week shows how large the cherry harvest might be. Trees are bursting with fruit. The main photo shows several different stages of a typical cherry orchard, from young sapling to mature trees with fruit to dead… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #36 – Something for Everyone

(Report by Jim) Ok, last one for me this week. I’m heading back to Illinois tomorrow. I accomplished everything I came here to do and I have something for everyone today. First, I picked up an annual National Park System Pass at the Philip K Hart Visitor Center in Empire (M72 and M22 if you are interested) and headed up to… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #34 – Open Water

(Report by Jim) Looking at the North end of the lake today, there is still a small pocket of slush that will probably be gone by tomorrow. Today’s temps were in the lower 70s, but by 4pm the temperature dropped to 50. The ice on the breakwall in the photo below is slowly disappearing as well. The lines of sand… Read more »