Tag Archives: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Vol XVI # 066 – Another Very Nice Day I’d Say

On the cool side but a very nice day in the Leelanau.  We went to the Big City by the Bay this morning with our student driver, granddaughter, Lauren Burnham.  She did a fine job.   

Vol XVI # 065 – A Very Nice Day I’d Say

An overnight thunderstorm cleared the air and our morning began as another spectacular Leelanau day.  We received a shipment of “Leland Report” books and delivered them to Leelanau Books.  Sold 4 books before we could unload the box.   

Vol XVI # 062 – Meggen’s Monday

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 »

Vol XV # 346 – A Nice Tuesday

Today’s pictures are revisits to familiar places with nice cloud formations.  What is special about today is the temperature which is 66 degrees.  The snow which has dominated our landscape is disappearing rapidly.  The downside: One of the better iceboating seasons coming to an end, berging probably not an event as well as any activity associated with snow and ice. One year… Read more »

Vol XV # 345 – Meggen’s Monday

Today’s photographs are from a couple of hikes taken over the weekend in our nearby national lakeshore. The melting snow made patterns all over the dunes. It was still chilly enough that it probably wasn’t melting very fast while we were out there.          

Vol XV #282 – Meggen’s Monday

  It was one of those instances of glancing back over my shoulder after having photographed the waves breaking near the old Life Saving Station in the park. A thin line of pink hovered over the Manitou Passage. As I returned to the water’s edge and looked toward the point, the sun had turned South Manitou Island’s snow-covered dunes pink as… Read more »