h Woke up this morning to power outages and school closings due to overnight icy conditions. Leelanau County was spared the outages. Thursday and Friday, temperature to return to upper 30’s and 40’s. .
Today we have snow, or possibly rain washing away snow. It’s a study of “hard water” meets the liquid form. Over the weekend, one of our neighbors commented on a preference for temps in the teens and twenties throughout the winter. We smiled in agreement. .
The developing morning sky had great promise, for 5 minutes anyway. The sky turned gray and stayed that way… all day. .
40 degrees and partly cloudy. With the lake frozen over and the snow cover melting, ice boating and fishing will take over some of the winter activities. .
36 degrees and rising! A view of the angle from a different angle. .
The days are getting longer and brighter. The next 4 days are to be above freezing. .
Below, a close up of the barn above, one of my favorite barns with an insert of the same barn taken in February,2002. .
My niece Linda Gits posted these pictures on Facebook today and I had to have them for the Leland report. I wish I could get to the beach, but my legs won’t let me. .
We drove to the Michigan Legacy Art Park (by Crystal Mountain) Sunday afternoon for a guided snowshoe hike along the outdoor sculpture path. Today’s photos are from that hike. Art is exhibited out in natural settings, or at times, painted right on the trees! The quote at top, by founder David Barr, seemed appropriate to share on the day… Read more »
As long as we have occasional sunshine… we can weather the storms. .