The Leland Yacht Club will host the National One-Design Championship regatta for the twentieth time since 1950. Local sailors expected to participate include Biff Steel and Dave Higley. Races are expected to begin at 10:30 am Thursday through Saturday, with the award ceremony Saturday afternoon.
(Report by Jim) I see so many shots of Fishtown that I know it has most of the love. I personally have an affinity for it, but I thought today I would show a little love for East Leland, Omena, and Northport. Some more jewels on the peninsula.
(Report by Jim) Dad and I had a nice meeting with the Noontiders in Burdicksville south of Glen Arbor today to talk about the Leland Report and share some of our photos. We were very happy to share this with their group. On the way back, we caught some seagulls lollygagging on a barn roof. Last night, I stayed out… Read more »
A storm rolled through Leland yesterday and I must have headed in the wrong direction because the images I saw over the harbor were great. But I always go to the harbor, so I headed out to East Leland instead. Earlier today, I zoomed in on my Mom’s Daisy garden and found a hitchhiker.
What kind of morning was it?… A windy one. The kind that wants to knock you off your feet. The kind that knocks trees over.
A rainy wake-up with sunshine burning through at noon. It turned out to be a pretty nice day.
This Monday morning started off overcast and drizzly. The weekend was absolutely beautiful, however, with displays of cloud patterns worthy of pausing to look. Yesterday the Joy returned right away, having encountered strong northwest winds and rolling waves. By the time the sun’s afterglow graced the harbor, however, the night was completely still.
Today wasn’t the best day to take pictures. With wind and rain, it wasn’t very pleasant. Going down to the beach the wind sounds like a train roaring through. All in all it could have been worse, not as bad as the weather people predicted.
The gale warning flags are flying in anticipation of strong coastal winds for Leelanau County and South along the lakeshore. Yesterday the forecast was for gusts up o 60 mph, today, maybe 40 or so. The power company has crews positioned in the county to service any lines down. There are a lot of stressed trees in the county from the… Read more »