Today is one of those days when we say “only in Minnesota!” It’s May 3rd and we still have ice on Lake Florida which is highly unusual.
View from our driveway
All around the resort there are still remnants of snow drifts. We are raking the lawn around the snow drifts! [...]
Two days ago, April 17th, we had boat races on Lake Florida and today the boats are on “ice dock” The sand beach which was so visble is now covered with snow.
Boats in "ice Dock"
The weatherman predicted cold and snow and he was right. We are very thankful-we only [...]
Birds stopped by on there way up north
Mother Nature seems to have have played a late April Fools joke on us. Yesterday, all of the sidewalks and some of the resort lawn were clear of snow – today we have this! This flock of birds arrived this morning and are having [...]
It has been a long winter. Simon and Sasha are just as tired of the snow as we are!
Simon on the roof of cabin #1 looking for summer
We keep telling them “it won’t be long and summer will be here along with all our our wonderful resort friends. We [...]
Oh what a beautiful morning at the resort! The sun was shining and the temperature was above 32 degrees. Aside from all of the snow, it was a beautiful day to have our coffee break on the deck of cabin #7!
Coffee on the deck of cabin #7
Wonder where we [...]
It’s not only children and adults who enjoy coming to the resort. Many animals including birds, pheasants and deer come to visit on a regular basis. This has been a particularily long, windy and snowy winter making it difficult for the animals to find food so we have been feeding them. Now it would [...]
2013 has been a snowy, windy winter. At the resort, we get some pretty spectacular drifts around the cabins. 1 inch of snow can easily turn into a four foot drift if the wind is from the west or northwest. Here are some pictures of what it looks like at the resort in the [...]
Sometimes, in the middle of the winter when you’ve had just about as much blowing snow as you can stand, you just need to take a break. That is just what Sasha and I did. We picked the spot on the floor right next to the furnace register. The cats and I can never [...]
The snow and the drifts
Today we are going to take you on a picture tour of the resort. We are having a Valentine Dinner in cabin #12 so we need to get some paths blown so we can get there! It only takes an inch or 2 of snow whirling around the cabins [...]
It’s February 1st, 2013 and it still looks alot like winter at the resort. Today, we have frost on the dining room window looking east.
The frost will be gone "when pigs fly!"
iT’s a beautiful day at the lake (as far as winter weather goes!) and the fishermen are excitied to [...]