(Report by Jim) I hear it’s been pretty stormy up in the county this week, especially today with lots of power outages! I hope everyone is safe and with some sort of backup power, or a warm fireplace. Here are some unpublished favorites from other Novembers on the Leland Report. When it gets windy, I hit the breakwall. But these… Read more »
(Report by Jim) The weather has rarely disappointed this year, today being no exception! 30+ knot winds out around the islands in the afternoon and 20+ onshore from the Southwest gave us and opportunity to view the waves crashing from a different angle. We got a little wet on the big wall, but the waves were not breaching it. The… Read more »
(Report by Jim today) I never jumped off the end of the short breakwall when I was a kid. I’m not sure why. We always swam at the base of the dam. the current would push us downstream and then we jumped off the Janice Sue. When we got shooed off that, we moved to the Joy, but it wasn’t as… Read more »
Biscuit and I made it to the end of the south break wall. Profits from any upcoming sales of the 2017 Leland Report Calendar will go towards the Harbor Dredging fund. http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1 The Leland Report/Leif Sporck Snow Gauge Contest has closed. Good luck to everyone who entered! The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping! New low price! Look… Read more »
Leith Sporck met with Russell Dzuba and Mike Collins and presented his contribution of $500 to the Dredging Fund. Profits from any upcoming sales of the 2017 Leland Report Calendar will go towards the Harbor Dredging fund. http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1 The Leland Report/Leif Sporck Snow Gauge Contest has closed. Good luck to everyone who entered! The 2017 Leland Report Calendar… Read more »
Hafta say, I wish they would get rid of Daylight Savings Time (DST). Either that or put us in the Central Time Zone. It was bad enough when it ended at the end of October, but now into November. I don’t know what benefit DST has been to Michigan. Added to that is that you have to readjust every spring and… Read more »
Took the back roads past the Fredrickson Farm looking for color on our tour through the Northport farm community. What a nice ride. Not much color yet. The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is available for pre-order! Shipping around 11/5! New low price! Look for the Book and Calendar Bundle here: http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1
Except that it’s a very nice day. Reminder: Keith and Jim will be down in Fishtown from 2-5pm on Saturday 8/6 to sell and sign books. $1 from every sale of the book goes to the Fishtown Preservation Society. That’s not just today, that’s ongoing. Come on down! Meggen Watt Petersen and Sandra Serra Bradshaw will also be there.