The Janice Sue is back in town! It was a dreary, rainy day today, so not worth too much effort looking for photos. I still managed to get things done. The address sign is almost done. This is a restoration of a sign Keith carved 20 years ago. I also cooked a burger that was accidentally shaped like Michigan. The… Read more »
A couple of sunset photos from Meggen for Monday’s Leland Report. I’m including Jim’s report below from a couple of days ago because it is important to be aware of the struggle facing the commercial fishery, and be in contact with your representatives voicing support. I firmly believe the Great Lakes are big enough for the continuity of all forms… Read more »
(Report by Jim) If you were not aware, there is a struggle going on in the Michigan Legislature regarding commercial fishing rights on Lake Michigan. It could possibly mean the end of commercial fishing in Leland. Please read about the current situation and do what you can to pressure your representatives to do the right thing for the remaining family-owned… Read more »
A tree (above) exposed by the receding shoreline, stands just to the west of the Glen Haven Cannery building on Sleeping Bear Bay. Still sturdy and deep-rooted, it stands as a sentinel, taking in the changes as well as the steady horizon. Best wishes this holiday week! Don’t forget, if you want to save the shipping and get a… Read more »
Jim’s report: Today I am giving you a few things some of you have probably have never experienced before and I invite you to visit. The first photo is the Janice Sue which is in Arcadia for a marine survey (Take State St to the harbor from M22) . I’ve never seen the keel of the Janice Sue, have you?… Read more »
Today started off with a magnificent clear sky. A perfect summer day. Yesterday, I explored Fishtown from the water. The first two photos are mermaid moments. Then, last night we kicked off the summer with the first Sunday Night Sing. The third photo honors a line from a favorite tune: “…the afterglow when the sun has set, these are things I’ll never… Read more »
Another gloomy beginning, dark and dreary. The early afternoon no different. Snow was forecasted to fall around four, it began falling at two. The snow is falling along with the temperature and winter is returning. The Leland Report/Leif Spork Snow Gauge contest is closed. We had a total of 47 entries. We will report the final tally on 4/30/16!
The morning began sounding like a war zone with lightning and thunder which actually shook the house. A rainy, sometimes heavy, morning which makes it tough to do our Biscuit thing. It will probably take all day to dry him off. Click here to enter the 2016 Snow Gauge contest! Win a custom Leif Spork tile!
I wonder how many people remember that when Ozzie Cordes owned the Mercantile, there was a hardware department in the basement. At least I think it was in the basement, it’s been a few years ago. Looking for something of interest I took a picture of the “Merc” because it looked so nice in the morning sun.