Vol XIX – #127 – Gulls on a Hot Tin Roof

(Report by Jim) Dad and I had a nice meeting with the Noontiders in Burdicksville south of Glen Arbor today to talk about the Leland Report and share some of our photos. We were very happy to share this with their group. On the way back, we caught some seagulls lollygagging on a barn roof. Last night, I stayed out… Read more »

Vol XIX – #126 – Creatures Great and Small

A storm rolled through Leland yesterday and I must have headed in the wrong direction because the images I saw over the harbor were great. But I always go to the harbor, so I headed out to East Leland instead. Earlier today, I zoomed in on my Mom’s Daisy garden and found a hitchhiker.  

Vol XIX – #126 – Meggen’s Monday

  Sunday morning on the Manitou Passage out of Leland: quite a few boats took advantage of the excellent conditions for fishing. Here’s a glimpse of trap net setting, which requires two boats. The smaller skiff pulls the anchors out into position. After taking a few pictures, I set the camera aside and rolled up my sleeves, fully participating as… Read more »

Vol XIX – #124 – Sunday Birthday

(Report by Jim) Water was glass on the North end of Lake Leelanau this morning, so I took out the kayak for a few miles. That was my workout for the day because the wind picked up and I was battling it the whole way back. Also, nothing makes a sailing trip as satisfying as having to make minor repairs… Read more »

Vol XIX – #119 – Meggen’s Monday

  There’s something marvelous about a visit to the Dune Climb at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, no matter how many times you may have visited before. I had the privilege of taking my dad along with three boys, 12, 12, and 14, to run and tumble and jump, some of us moving faster than others. Sand went everywhere. “Auntie… Read more »