There are many ways it starts to look and feel like the vacation season is around the corner. The days are getting longer, the temperatures are warmer and play equipment starts arriving at the resort! Today we brought the hydro bikes home from storage. Summer can’t be far away now!
The hydro bikes [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
It has been a truly long winter at the resort and in all of Minnesota. Today we had a glimmer of hope as there was about 6 feet of open water at the edge of the beach of Lake Florida!
We decided it was time for boat races!
Will it [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Calvary Choir singing to Roger
On Sunday, March 17th, 2013 there was a retirement party for our friend Roger Bengtson. Roger has been a funeral director at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home for many years. Roger also goes to church with us at Calvary Lutheran Church in Willmar and sings in the choir with [...]
Maybe winter is getting too long or maybe I’ve spent too much time trying to think of creative ideas for Facebook. One day as I was in the resort store riding my bike I looked out and thought, “we should do something with the canoe!” ‘Something’ would not be easy as the canoe is [...]
Today while I was out waiting to take sunset pictures I walked down the beach to the north. When I got to the jungle gym in front of cabin #7, look what I found! There is beach showing under the jungle gym while 15 feet away there is a 6 foot high [...]
February 15-17 was the National Pheasant Fest in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Southern Minnesota Tourism had a booth there and members of the tourism committee took turns working in the booth promoting tourism in Southern Minnesota. Bob was there on Saturday and Sunday helping.
Bob Dickerson working at Pheasant Fest in Minneapolis