Vol XVI # 076 – Meggen’s Monday

    This Monday morning started off overcast and drizzly. The weekend was absolutely beautiful, however, with displays of cloud patterns worthy of pausing to look. Yesterday the Joy returned right away, having encountered strong northwest winds and rolling waves. By the time the sun’s afterglow graced the harbor, however, the night was completely still.  

Vol XVI # 073 – Started Out Sunny, Storms On the Way

A beautiful beginning to another fine day.   Mid-afternoon the clouds started rolling in and thunderstorms are forecasted for the overnight.  Above the harbor parking lot is being prepared for the 2016 Leland Wine Festival.   Below is a vineyard where this years crop might be featured at a future festival.      

Vol XVI # 070 – A Cold and Windy Day

Brrrrr  best describes this mornings weather, cold and windy.  I wore my winter coat with a hood and was glad I did when I ventured out to the shore.  I’m having a difficult time walking, especially uphill and in the sand, so I’m not sure how long I can continue to visit my favorite morning destinations.  I’ll do it until… Read more »

Vol XVI # 069 – Meggen’s Monday

  Clear skies this morning offered a delightful reprieve from the weekend’s rain and clouds: blue skies over Fishtown. Earlier this weekend, we met Lucy at Stander Marine in Leland – calmly riding along as her master goes about his work. Also it’s a great time to walk the trail at Leelanau Conservancy’s Houdek Dunes Natural Area to see the… Read more »

Vol XVI # 068 – A Foggy Day in Lelandtown

A cloud moved in and over Lelandtown this morning making it difficult to see much beyond a few hundred feet.  Later a West Southwest wind and 57 degrees to chill the air.  Not exactly beach weather, it’s June and we expect a foggy day now and then.  Above, a great shot by Meggen from the break wall this morning.