Vol XV #192 – Up In the Morning… Out On the Job

The day began in Fishtown before the clouds moved out and the sun returned, the only sounds were the chug of the tug.  Fishtown is a special place in the early morning.  The only shops open are the Cheese Shanty and Carlson’s Fish.  

Vol XV #190 – A Cloudy Leland Fishtown Day

In spite of the clouds over paradise, there was a lot of picture takers in Fishtown this early afternoon.  I was taking pictures of people taking pictures of people taking pictures.  And of course there are a lot of selfies.  Cellphone cameras have taken over the picture taking media.  Still, if you want to take a picture like the one… Read more »

Vol XV #188 – The Color of October On a Really Clear Day

On a clear day you can see forever.  It’s a time when you don’t have to explain why you call Big Blue… Big Blue.  And of course… a breath of fresh air.  Actually, we get a lot of fresh air here, but on a day like today, it’s really fresh and really clear and you can see forever.     

Vol XV #187 – First Day of October Says Some Things Are Over

Leelanau Books has just stocked a new book that the families who were witness to the August 2nd storm that hit the county should have.  The 108 pages cover First Sightings, Leelanau County, Traverse City & Old Mission Peninsula and Points East.   The photography was contributed by Northwest Michigan residents and visitors. Oh, and by the way, in the upper right corner on… Read more »

Vol XV #186 – Another… Oh What a beautiful Morning!

Jacket weather this beautiful Fall morning with a crisp blue sky and dynamic clouds.  At this stage of my life, Fishtown has become my destination every day and the pictures I take have become repetitive. What you really get are the visual weather changes.  My ability to walk to the beach has become somewhat difficult as Post Polio Syndrome has taken it’s… Read more »

Vol XV #184 – Meggen’s Monday

The super moon did, in fact, emerge from behind the cloud cover last night. I didn’t see the full eclipse, but caught it during the “second half.” We’ve been having a run of incredibly beautiful days, both with clear skies and otherwise… still thoroughly enjoyable. Later, the clouds began to obscure the moon again. Lake Leelanau, Sunday. Good Harbor Bay, Saturday…. Read more »

Vol XV #183 – A Cloudy Sunday in Leland with Biscuit, Leif and a Seagull

Every once in awhile there comes a day when you just don’t know what to take a picture of, so you just take a picture of something.    Here is Biscuit assuming the pose that made him famous on Leif’s Biscuit tile.