Vol XV #135 – Meggen’s Monday

  It’s Monday! Last night the Leland Community Sing – the seventh Sunday Night Sing of the summer –  was jammed. Song leader David Parrish, accompanied on piano by his wife, Mary, led us in singing many old favorites. For those who love to sing and will be in town next Sunday, bring your song requests and come to the… Read more »

Vol XV #132 – Not Much Bark and a Bite to Eat

 (Report by Jim today) Anyone driving down M22 South of Leland this morning may have seen me down in the poison ivy and reeds taking photos of the sunrise. Anyone who was paying attention saw a great cloud show that carried over into Fishtown. Lunch at Happy Hour and a trip down to roaring brook caps off a pre-barbecruise-day afternoon

Vol XV #131 – Beyond the Little Red Schoolhouse

    Biscuit and I decided to check out the Little Red Schoolhouse and found it to be in excellent condition, especially with it’s new coat of paint. Just beyond, around the bend the destruction began.  Trees were flattened on both sides of the road.  The power was still out in the Glen Lake Area at noon,  9&10 News reported 9,000… Read more »

Vol XV #130 – A Perfect Leland Day Indeed

     All the Charter boats were out on Big Blue early this morning leaving the home port empty. Leland was lucky in the aftermath of Sunday’s storm, Glen Arbor not so.  The access to the dunes and Stocking Drive are all closed to traffic as well as Glen Haven, Glen Arbor along with the surrounding area. Thousands are still without… Read more »

Vol XV #129 – A Powerful Day Indeed

   This week is the last week of Sailing School at the Leland Yacht Club, our grandkids, Meredith and Daniel Burnham along with Biscuit and the rest of the crew sat for a group picture. Our power outage lasted approx. 46 hours, not bad considering that the prediction was for Thursday at 4:00 pm which would have meant about 90… Read more »

Vol XV #128 – Meggen’s Monday!

The calm that follows a severe storm is a welcome thing – the hush that accompanies the startled look around. Much work lies ahead in cleaning up around the area. Thanks to everyone who responded in any way possible – re-routing traffic, cutting up trees, protecting downed power lines, and helping those that were stranded.