A coyote trots down the middle of a frozen Lake Leelanau. Startled gulls take flight from the ice in Leland Harbor. Beautiful weekend, and today: have a wonderful MLK Day! 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 Spork Snow Gauge Contest has closed. Good luck… Read more »
This morning, the harbor flew a small craft advisory pennant. The Manitou Passage is likely to be rough, even if it doesn’t appear too bad from shore. I always enjoy looking out at the islands no matter what’s going on with the wind, rain, and sunshine. Today as they often do, the tips of the islands seem to float… Read more »
A cloud moved in and over Lelandtown this morning making it difficult to see much beyond a few hundred feet. Later a West Southwest wind and 57 degrees to chill the air. Not exactly beach weather, it’s June and we expect a foggy day now and then. Above, a great shot by Meggen from the break wall this morning.
Happy Memorial Day! Today we gratefully remember those who served, and deeply honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Leland town is hopping with activity. Across the Manitou Passage, North Manitou Island was also a beautiful place to be. Lilacs there are in full bloom. In the hours before the Manitou Island Transit arrived, the green space near the ranger… Read more »