Vol XVI – #259 – The Wind

It’s the wind blowing from out of the west over Big Blue that is creating our current weather.  Almost all of our current snowfall is lake effect. The cold is a result of a polar vortex. Last year on this date we had 10 inches total.  2014-53 in,  2013-28 in, 2012-10 in, 2011-half inch, 2010-21 in, 2009-29 in, 2008-55 in, 2007-33… Read more »

Vol XVI – #258 – Meggen’s Monday

It’s still early in the winter, with the ground gradually freezing under foot. A short walk along Lake Michigan at the north end of Route 651 (still accessible with a truck) shows winter happening. If you pause long enough, you can almost detect the sound of snow touching the ground, or water forming into ice… a moment of beautiful stillness. … Read more »

Vol XVI – #257 – It’s Been Snowing For 3 Days… Still Snowing

The wind finally died down and the shoreline was a nice place to be.  So calm that someone was sitting legs crossed at waters edge, meditating.   The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping! New low price!  Look for the Book and Calendar Bundle here:  http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1  

Vol XVI – #255 – Getting to Look a Lot Like Winter

  Difficult to estimate total snowfall as one minute it’s a whiteout, next sunshine.  That’s the nature of lake effect snow.  The wind pretty much rules as to how much snow falls. The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping! New low price!  Look for the Book and Calendar Bundle here:  http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1    

Vol XVI – #254 – A Barn Along the Way to Suttons Bay

Winter Storm Warning with forecasts of 6 to 12 inches, so far an inch.     The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping! New low price!  Look for the Book and Calendar Bundle here:  http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1    

Vol XVI – #253 – New Roof Line

g Crescent A cold & blustery day.   Almost blown over while taking the above.  Winter Storm Warning in effect for tomorrow and I have a dental appointment in TVC.   The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping! New low price!  Look for the Book and Calendar Bundle here:  http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1    

Vol XVI – #252 – The Last Day of Summer

Snow in the forecast for tonight and tomorrow and for that matter the next ten days, sounds like the end of Summer. The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping! New low price!  Look for the Book and Calendar Bundle here:  http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1    

Vol XVI – #250 – One to Three On It’s Way From Green Bay

Snowing, but with little or no accumulation, another not so nice kinda day. It’s a hot soup and stay in front of the fireplace day. The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping! New low price!  Look for the Book and Calendar Bundle here:  http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1