It was a busy day at the resort. We had some things that needed to be taken out of cabin #13. We loaded glass, some windows that the repair man can use the mechanisms from, a couple of garbage containers and miscellaneous recycling into the pickup and sent Bob off to Willmar to get [...]
Today is an exciting day. Magnuson Sheet Metal showed up to do a project for us. They are a Heating & Air Conditioning Company!
Magnuson Sheet Metal Truck
Lauren & Ben came to start the installation of a furnace and air conditioning in cabin #13. This will be a welcome addition to our [...]
First flower blossom at Dickerson's Resort
As anyone who has stayed at Dickerson’s Resort knows, we have many, many blooming flowers and Hostas. There are flower boxes on the cabins & potted flowers everywhere. When the resort season is over we bring many of the greens inside to keep them for the winter [...]
Now that we have been to our first greenhouse, it’s time to get planting. It’s very exciting and fun to have some new flowers we’ve never had before. Planting is a big job, but so much fun on a beautiful spring day!
The planting has begun!
Warm and sunny for planting flower [...]
We do more around here than take pictures of the sunset.
I have been washing some of the sidewalk boards and decks each day in between other projects. When Chris came to help with the beach, we had a small accident and one of the Adirondack swings got broken. It only took 6 [...]
We have been working on moving sand on the beach before the ice went off of Lake Florida.
The beach before Chris came
On Saturday, the 14th of April, Chris from 4 Seasons Lawn & Dock came with a track skid loader and pushed the sand around for us.
Pushing the sand [...]
We have a project for the resort that was started many (I mean more than 25) years ago that has never been finished. One day we had a conversation about it and decided that 2012 would be the year to finish. We used to have Adirondack chairs at the resort. About 50 years ago, [...]
It seems that every day normal work turns into a project.
Today, I went up to the back yard to clean up leaves and clean out the hostas and day lillies. A tree had broken off years ago, but we had kept the trunk which held a flower pot each year. The tree stump [...]
The clean up of the leaves that blew in continues. Here’s another picture of Bob cleaning the leaves out of the lake and off of the beach.
Bob cleaning the leaves out of the lake
We hauled the leaves to the garage apron of cabin #13. Normally, they could go right into the [...]
On Thursday morning we received a phone call from Wayne & Bonnie who live in Burnsville. They wanted to have lunch with us. (Maybe they secretly wanted to see if anyone was staying in “their cabin #3″ We had errands in Willmar so we met at The Oaks Restaurant at Eagle Creek Golf Course. [...]