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 »
Wind from the west brought in lake effect snow. A nice day to stay at home and watch football. A new Snow Report will be posted tomorrow. 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!
A new year’s Leland Report photo workshop with special guest Meggen Watt Photography. “Life Ring Bling”, a still life winter how-to. Secure your spot for next year. Click here to enter the 2016 Snow Gauge contest! Win a custom Leif Spork tile!
Wishing everyone in the Leland Report world a happy and healthy 2016! Be safe tonight. See you next year. Click here to enter the 2016 Snow Gauge contest! Win a custom Leif Spork tile!
No surprise this morning waking up to 10 inches of new. The real surprise was that it wasn’t as bad as the weather reports all day long predicted. If you didn’t have all wheel or 4 wheel drive, driving was a little iffy in the early morning. Below, Francie Gits, director, members of the Museum Board and friends toast and thank Norbert… Read more »
(Report by Jim) Still a blackout in Leland. Today’s photos are by Erhardt Peters, turn of the century photographer from Ludington and Leland. Fishing was year-round as long as the ice was passable. And if the ice wasn’t passable, they made it passable. According to Joel Petersen, the rocking made it easier to move through the ice. This is circa… Read more »
It doesn’t matter what Mother Nature has in store for us when our family is together for Thanksgiving. From our family to all our Leland Report families, we wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving. Click here to enter the 2016 Snow Gauge contest! Win a custom Leif Spork tile!
Thanksgiving week started out gray, foggy, and hovering-around-freezing. Every now and then a little blue sky showed, but mostly it has been snowing with snow melting upon touching the streets. Click here to enter the 2016 Snow Gauge contest! Win a custom Leif Spork tile!
How nice to see and be in the sun. Compared to 2014, this winter is a keeper so far. Biscuit gets the cone off tomorrow.
Snow today. A classic, not-too-cold winter day. As a nation we honor Martin Luther King, Jr. The “I have a dream” speech echoes in our collective memory. Make it a great day!