Vol XV #109 – View From the Bridge On a Leland Kind of Day

    Forty nine years ago I drew this cartoon as part of a show at the Bluebird. The caption mentions 65 bucks as the price of the room in 1966.  ,I looked up what 65 “1966 bucks” would be worth today calculated for inflation and it would be $479.76.   Current rates are $195 to $295 a night during the summer. The… Read more »

Vol XV #107 – Meggen’s Monday

  This weekend reminded me of a verse from the theme song so many sing with great joy: “… carefree days, starlit nights, cherry blossoms, northern lights… the afterglow when the sun has set, these are things I’ll never forget…” Venus and Jupiter showed brightly in the afterglow following Friday’s sunset. Later that evening, the aurora showed up.

Vol XV #104 – Good Old Summertime

Another beautiful Leland day. Working with iconic Leelanau photographer Ken Scott, the Leelanau Conservancy has published a book of photos and essays about the lands that the Leelanau Conservancy has protected over the last 27 years. The 56-page book, titled “Why We Preserve” features 52 stunning color photographs and seven essays by a cache of writers including renowned chef Mario… Read more »

Vol XV #103 – Calm

Working with iconic Leelanau photographer Ken Scott, the Leelanau Conservancy has published a book of photos and essays about the lands that the Leelanau Conservancy has protected over the last 27 years. The 56-page book, titled “Why We Preserve” features 52 stunning color photographs and seven essays by a cache of writers including renowned chef Mario Batali, CBS Sunday Morning… Read more »

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 »