Mushroom Mania, part 2

As the mild weather continues and many of us wonder whether winter will take place at all, the mushrooms continue to grow.  A few months ago I posted some pictures of the fabulous fungi to be found in our woods and meadows.   Here is an update of mushrooms from... Read more

After Apple Picking

It felt right for a Friday poem today, and this weather made me think of one of my favorites, “After Apple Picking”, by Robert Frost.  It’s a poem for the season, as we leave behind plenitude and cocoon ourselves up for the “long sleep” of winter.  “For I have had... Read more

Mystery Photo

Do you know what this is? Lake Leelanau Lake Association is starting a new education initiative.  Individuals who can identify the pictures (below) are invited to post what they think it is before November 15th. If only one person identifies what is in the photo, he/she will be given a... Read more

Mushroom Mania

Of course, our main focus here is the lake .. but have you been into the woods recently?!  The hills are alive with the sights of mushrooms, many of which I have not seen before.  So, here are just a few of the recent snaps. Enjoy. And if you know the... Read more

Dog Days of Summer

Here’s a last look at the soon-to-be-behind-us dog days of summer: an early morning shot of boats tied up at the Bluebird, the calm Leland River, and our splash of library lawn, just past the boathouse.  It’s gonna be a scorcher! Remember this in January. It’ll help. Photo credit: Mark... Read more