Tag Archives: wind

Vol. XX – #212 – Puffballs and Sour Grapes

Report by No. 1 Son Unusually warm weather was bestowed upon us here in God’s Country this week, and I took an opportunity on Tuesday to hike the trails through Houdek Dunes Natural Area (this time without getting soaked by rain). I happened upon a cluster of puffball mushrooms clearly on their way out for the season. Today, I encountered some… Read more »

Vol. XX – #211 – Meggen’s Monday

Sometimes Lake Michigan kicks up – this weekend has been a remarkable example of that! Many in the area are still without electricity due to downed trees. The Good Captain (JP) and I went up to the Grand Traverse Lighthouse to examine the waves… were greeted by model skeletons… pelted by hail… and became quite chilly in a matter of… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #266 – A Stiff SE Wind

(Report by Jim) A wicked SE Wind brought warm air and rain to Leelanau all day today. The surf on the West side was nill, but on the East side it was predictably rough, these being taken just north of Northport. The ice below was at Leelanau State Park. Appropriately, we went and saw Aquaman tonight at the IMAX in Traverse… Read more »

Vol XVI – #343 – The Wind, It’s the Wind

An early morning heavy rain rolled in with 40+ mph gusts.  Impossible for me to get down to the lakeshore. Wind and possible snow forecasted for the next couple of days.  A free 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping with all book orders!  http://www.artistasylum.com/book/h7b12a9f3#h7b12a9f3