(Report by Jim) Here are some of the shots I was able to get on my return to Illinois on Saturday. In no particular order (each one has the location underneath), the swamp near the Little Red Schoolhouse, Point Betsie, Frankfort Pier, and Portage Lake. A windy day to say the least! The Leland Report 2021 Calendar is shipping… Read more »
The Leland Community Cultural Center/Old Art Building has put up a wonderful display of Christmas trees on the lawn, complete with lights and decorations. It was a delight to wander among the trees and also see the full moon peeking through the clouds. Many thanks to all at the OAB for this celebration of lights! (Pro tip: check out… Read more »
(Report by Jim) Thanks to Frank Mead and his Leelanau Summinars program for allowing my Dad and I to present some of our favorite photographs from the Leland Report at the Leland Library. We had a lot of fun talking on a bunch of our favorite photo subjects! I created the first Leelanau Summinars website and never thought I would… Read more »
We have a mild and gray Monday today. At Mr. Burnham’s request, we are featuring photos of bowls turned from trees downed during the August 2 storm. Members of the Northwestern Michigan Woodturners Club are turning these bowls from sections of hardwood trees that fell that day, as a way for neighbors and those in the community to commemorate their… Read more »
This weekend reminded me of a verse from the theme song so many sing with great joy: “… carefree days, starlit nights, cherry blossoms, northern lights… the afterglow when the sun has set, these are things I’ll never forget…” Venus and Jupiter showed brightly in the afterglow following Friday’s sunset. Later that evening, the aurora showed up.