Category Archives: Landscapes

Vol XV #112 – Just Before the Power Went Out

Mid-morning the sky darkened and the “Dark Sky” app on my I Phone started alerting that possible severe weather is on it’s way. The “Radar” app confirmed that with a fast moving, very red graphic headed for Leland.  The rain began to fall and power went out.  The internet remained until just before noon and it went out.  Logged onto ConsumerPower.com on… Read more »

Vol XV #63 – Riptide Warning

Our roving reporter Ian Dawkins spent the rainy morning at the 2015 Empire Hill Climb. The race was run from 1964 to 1980 and at long last it is back! The course is a short but challenging .5 miles and 8 turns, just a short walk from the shores of Lake Michigan. During its original running some of the best cars… Read more »

Vol XV #55 – It Was That Kind of a Day

Vol XV #055 Report #5165 ~ Photo: LR5-22-15 On the cool side , but nevertheless a beautiful Spring day.  A large group loaded with camping gear headed out for the island.  The Village Green was busy with folks buying “wild flowers” to support the conservancy. Sad News Dept: We received the news that Dale Whalen passed away yesterday.  Our condolences… Read more »

Vol XV #53 -Leland On the Range

Vol XV #053 Report #5163 ~ Photo: LR5-20-15 St Wenceslaus had a special mass to anoint us old folks this beautiful, but a bit cool Spring morning.  A very attractive bronze plaque has been placed in the harbor concrete “In Memory of Bill Elder He Loved Sailing These Waters”. Biscuit had his picture taken with Neal Shea and Anna Geoghegan,… Read more »

Vol XV #51 -A Chilly North Beach Day

Vol XV #051 Report #5161 ~ Photo: LR5-18-15 Forecast for 5/20/2015 – Mostly Sunny, High: 55° F- Low: 40° F The sun is finding it’s way back after a cloudy and chilly 40 degree day.  More Fishtown shops are open, Dam Candy Store, The Crib, Tug Stuff and Leland Gal.  We are looking for a great 2015 Fishtown Season