Category Archives: People

Vol XV #115 – On a Day Like Today You Can Pass the Time Away

.  A word of caution to our local and summer folks, watch out for careless drivers of automobiles and bikes.  Especially the bikers who ride two feet inside the driving lane when they have 4 feet of shoulder.  With summer traffic heavy in both directions it doesn’t really seem very smart to make a statement about who owns the road. … Read more »

Vol XV #114 – Meggen’s Monday!

We are in the middle of a series of days that are quintessential Leelanau days: bright, vivid colors, blue skies with a touch of wispy clouds, sunny, enough breeze to sail, warm enough during the day to enjoy being on and in the water or out and about on local trails and dunes, and cool enough at night for a… Read more »

Vol XV #113 – Oh What a Beautiful Day… For a Tribute

The Leland Yacht Club held a memorial Sunfish Regatta dedicated to the memory of Past Commodore Jim Fenton.  Jim was known for his love of racing his Sunfish and dedication to his years as LYC Commodore.  Present along with family members were Past Commodores Norb Gits, Bill Bolinger, Ted Sichler, Keith Burnham,  Mary Jo Grogan, John Stanley and Laura Paine. 

Vol XV #100 – Meggen’s Monday

                                    Continuing a beautiful weekend, celebrating our nation’s independence, and an additional look at honoring Major General Brian Bishop’s long and distinguished career with the U.S. Air Force. Thanks to Linda Lindquist-Bishop for letting us share these photos on the Leland Report!  … Read more »

Vol XV #99 – Dam Candy is Damn Good

Joanne and I joined with our Leland neighbors to congratulate Major General Brian Bishop and his wife Linda on his retirement from the United States Air Force and welcoming them back home.   Also Happy 78th Birthday to my wife Joanne, love ya.  Life is good!

Vol XV #88 – A Nice Fishtown Day

On June 22nd one of our favorite Leland couples celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary.  Bill and Mim have been Leland summer residents since 1947, when they rented the house behind Van’s Garage before moving in 1950 to their present home on north Lake Leelanau at the end of Grand Avenue. Bill and Mim Steel spent their last summer here in… Read more »