Monthly Archives: April 2013

Spring is Here!

  Mother Nature has been benevolent and kind this past weekend.  Several days of 60 degree temps have done a number on the snow banks.  The lake ice is still solid and we still have 12” in the woods, but … Continue reading

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30 Days Until We Open

Only 30 more days until we open.  These guys will be back soon.  Checkout the water drop on the bill of this loon.  Great shot Sarah Neighbors!

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Spring Comparison

We have started our spring routine.  Yesterday, one job was to plow a path to each cabin so we could access them for cleaning.  Hope you enjoy the photos of what your resort looks like right now, compared to this … Continue reading

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Poor Mother Goose

Long winter getting you down?   Consider this mother goose sitting on her nest.  This photo, taken yesterday (April 18) by my brother living in the cities, might help put things into perspective.  Yes, the never-ending winter is creating some inconvenience, … Continue reading

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2013 Craft Project: String Backpacks

Here is a sneak preview of our 2013 craft project.  These string backpacks are made of canvas and seem to be just the right size for books, notebooks, cameras, binoculars, etc.  I have adopted one of the prototypes and use … Continue reading

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April Snow Report

Here’s your Boot Lake “spring” snow report.  As of Sunday April 7, it is still a foot deep in the yard above the beach and 17 inches on the level in the woods.  Last week an ice-fishing friend reported the … Continue reading

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Baking Bread

Ever since we lived in a remote Eskimo village (teaching Eskimos), Mary has made most of our own bread.  Summer is busy, but winter brings more free time for things like baking bread.  We have noticed a renewed interest in … Continue reading

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