Showing posts from February, 2021

Leelanau Is Not Enough

Whaleback  Natural  Area People come to Leelanau because it makes them happy. The unhurried pace of life, ... in a picturesque village, ... surrounded by stunning natural beauty - will do that for you. Make you happy. Some enjoy a short, tranquil break from their big city routine.  Others are grateful for a permanent camp beside the water and the woods. But whether we admit it or not, happiness here - and everywhere - is as fleeting as the Leelanau summer sun and winter winds. Deep inside, we know ... Our longing for happiness cannot be satisfied here in Leelanau, ... or in this world. Yet our very longing hints at another realm, Somewhere beyond the crest of the dunes, Where there is true and lasting happiness. Though Leelanau is not enough, ... It tempts with a sweet taste of what is to come. See You In Leelanau Up North, Chris                     Visit A Leelanau Landmark: Whaleback Natural Area - Another                     prized acquisition of the Leelanau Conservancy, ... where

Unbearable In Leelanau

Photo Courtesy Of Leelanau County Sheriff The bear is fine. Seriously. Not to worry. The big guy tried to outrun a pickup truck in Sutton's Bay .... Ended up with a mechanic's view of the bumper and rear axle. A Leelanau sheriff's deputy slowly maneuvered the truck back and forth, ... Freeing Mr. Bear. Much to the relief of his wife and cubs. Close encounters with Leelanau wildlife are increasing dramatically, ... As folks escape corona ravaged cities for the Land of Delight. The animals of Leelanau were at home here long before we humans. This bears remembering, ... Lest we make the home of the Sleeping Bear ... Unbearable. See You In Leelanau Up North, Chris                           Visit A Leelanau Landmark:  Northern Lower Michigan - home                          to more than 3,000 black bears.  Shy and elusive by nature,                          these creatures would rather avoid human contact.  But if                           confronted, beware:  pick up small child