Tag Archives: snow

Vol XVII – #310 – Meggen’s Monday

I understand that cross-country ski conditions on the Heritage Trail are excellent right now – new powder along with low temps – so head out to enjoy it if you can. Days are gradually getting longer, and many deer congregate along these country roads at sunrise and sunset, so keep eyes out for them. One surprised us yesterday by repeatedly standing… Read more »

Vol XVII – #309 – Super Bowl Sunday

It’s February and Winter is going to be around for another month and a half. We already have had over 100 inches fall and could easily have a 100 more. What we thankful for is that the Leelanau County Road Commission does a fantastic job of keeping our roads clean. Not only the main roads, but all the roads. Hats… Read more »

Vol XVII – #303 – Meggen’s Monday

  On a quiet Monday morning, plenty of activity in this part of the county: tree removal in Leland and a yurt under construction in Lake Leelanau. I’ve been fascinated by yurts ever since visiting Mongolia a decade ago – they go up relatively quickly and are sturdy and surprisingly spacious. Weather-wise, we have the return of “real winter” temps… Read more »

Vol XVII – #302 – 57 Years Ago… Seems Like Yesterday

  Saturday, January 28th, 1961, a beautiful sunshine day, We were married in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Riverside, IL.  On our honeymoon we flew to Zurich, Switzerland and on to Davos for a weeks skiing, then Lech, Austria for another. Took the Orient Express to Vienna, which was still  bombed out from WW2. We flew to Paris, France for our last week…. Read more »

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