Autumn Mosaic on the Leelanau Peninsula

via Leelanau.com… Autumn Mosaic by Lisa Flaska Erickson “Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all.”~Stanley Horowitz Lisa captured this beautiful canvas of fall color near Maple City on the Leelanau Peninsula. Follow Lisa at supqueen on Instagram for lots more including some more gorgeous … Continue reading Autumn Mosaic on the Leelanau Peninsula

Hoar frost on the Lake Leelanau Narrows

The Narrows, photo by Mark Smith “The Narrows” refers to the narrow section between North & South Lake Leelanau between these two joined lakes. The bridge that Mark was standing on yesterday morning to take this stunning photo of the hoarfrost before it burned off was originally constructed in 1864, shortly after the founding of the … Continue reading Hoar frost on the Lake Leelanau Narrows

February Ice … and 10,000 Leelanau Photos

Lake Michigan … February ice, photo by Ken Scott Photography Some followers of Michigan in Pictures may know that I live in Leelanau County, the village of Leland to be precise. The first website I ever built was Leelanau.com, and as with Michigan in Pictures, I have a photo group on Flickr. One of my favorite … Continue reading February Ice … and 10,000 Leelanau Photos

#TBT The Ice Caves of Leelanau from Ken Scott

Lake Michigan … crystal cave II, photo by Ken Scott Photography “My creative eye is always on. It doesn’t get bored. A lot of people get stuck on seeing things only one way, like the wide view or closeup view … but there’s everything in between. Boredom would come when you’re getting stuck in seeing … Continue reading #TBT The Ice Caves of Leelanau from Ken Scott

Ice Caves of Leelanau: The Book

Lake Michigan … ice cave sunset, photo by Ken Scott Last winter some incredible ice formations piled up off the coast of the Leelanau Peninsula, and the photographer on the scene was my friend & Michigan in Pictures regular Ken Scott. Ken has published a book, Ice Caves of Leelanau, that features some of his best … Continue reading Ice Caves of Leelanau: The Book

The Ice Caves of Leelanau

IMPORTANT SAFETY UPDATE! The Leelanau County Sheriff’s Department has declared the ice caves on Lake Michigan unsafe!! The winds have moved the ice and there is now open water within feet of the caves, and the strong winds expected today and tomorrow will continue to push water and ice inland. There are also large cracks … Continue reading The Ice Caves of Leelanau

Grace Dickinson & Leelanau County’s Female Photographers

Steamer “Missouri” docked in Leland in 1919, photo by unknown, hand colored by Dickinson Photography This week’s Glen Arbor Sun has a terrific feature by my friend Kathleen Stocking on Six Leelanau County Women Photographers. She profiles Barbara Nowinski, Kathleen (Dodge) Buhler, Meggen Watt Peterson, Ashmir McCarthy, Marty Schilling and Grace Dickinson. Here’s Grace: Grace Dickinson … Continue reading Grace Dickinson & Leelanau County’s Female Photographers

Cherry Blossoms in Leelanau County

Cherry Blossoms, photo by leelanau2010. One of the sites I work on is Leelanau.com, and every May I’m always asked “When will the cherry blossoms be out?” It’s been a slow, cold spring but I’m happy to report that the answer is “Right now!” Tart Sweet cherry blossoms are out all over and the tart cherry … Continue reading Cherry Blossoms in Leelanau County

Leelanau County Cougar Photos

Leelanau County Cougar photos, photo by Dr. Jerome Wiater. These photos were taken by Dr. Jerome Wiater and appear courtesy the Michigan Wildlife Conservancy. Check these out bigger, read the report from the Michigan Wildlife Conservancy and read more at Michigan Cougar Confirmation? Leelanau photos seem to say “Yes” on Leelanau.com. You can read more … Continue reading Leelanau County Cougar Photos

Leelanau, Old Mission & Traverse City Wines at the Traverse City Wine & Art Festival

The Vineyard, photo by starryeyez024. The first ever Traverse City Wine & Art Festival takes place Saturday, August 22, 2009 in Traverse City on the grounds of historic Building 50 at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons. The festival will feature full pours of wine from 22 wineries on the Leelanau & Old Mission Peninsulas … Continue reading Leelanau, Old Mission & Traverse City Wines at the Traverse City Wine & Art Festival