Lake Florida sunset

   2-16-2017 Another beautiful Lake Florida sunset! As the song says, it was “cold as ice” outside, but the beautiful sunset warmed us up as we watched it turn from blue and yellow to blue, orange and yellow and then pink, orange and yellow. A sunset this beautiful gives us hope for a great day […]

A Fun day at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center

2-12-17 Sunday was the annual Sleigh & Ski Festival at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center which is right next door to the resort. The day starts out with a bowl of  awesome chili made by Vicky Vogt and great entertainment. While we were eating we listened to the Cedar Creek Gospel Band. Dave Pederson, the director […]

Problems under cabin #9

2-12-17 We have a sump pump under cabin #9. This morning we realized that it was not pumping anymore. After much investigation we found that the line had frozen. Now the question is – how far in the pipe and how thick is the ice?We disconnected it at the first connection and it was pretty […]

Lake Florida sunset

2-9-17 Sunset The best part of every day is a good sunset! Tonight the sun looks like a pale yellow ghost hanging above the trees. We’re hoping winter is over soon. Our snow fence is getting tired and falling down.  As I was walking back from taking the pictures of the sunset in the west, […]

Cabin #5 gets sheetrock

2-9-17 The cabin has been waiting patiently and today is the day Keith & Nick are hanging the sheetrock.Bob is there to supervise I guess! 🙂There will be sheetrock on the kitchen walls, in the bathroom and the 2 first floor bedrooms.Measure twice – cut once!Always, always, always look like you’re having fun!

Lake Florida Sunset

2-7-17 Lake Florida sunset The sunset at Lake Florida was beautiful again tonight. These pictures were taken from our house and at the beach in front of the cabins. Our guests say our Lake Florida sunsets are the best!

Cabin #5 windows

12-20-16 Cabin #5 is getting windows Cabin #5 has been very dark inside since the carpenters wrapped it in Tyvek. Today is a big day at the resort as the windows are being put in!This is the window in the loft bedroom.This is the north bedroom window on the main floor. It certainly should be […]

There’s a lot of fishing going on at the resort today!

12-01-2017 Today our plumber Jerry and his brother Ron came to rough in the plumbing at cabin #5. As this was an existing cabin, they will need to cut a few holes in the sub-floor and fish the water and gas lines under the cabin. Keith, Travis and Justin are also here working on the […]

Friday night sunset at Dickerson’s Resort

11-25-2017 The sunset was beautiful again tonight. Lake Florida has not frozen yet, so it seems like another beautiful, fall night. We’re looking forward to another great day tomorrow!  

If Connie makes Dickerson’s Donuts, will you come?

11-21-16 The snow made for a short week last week, but now it’s Monday morning and time to get back to building the cabin. One of the projects for today is setting the rafters. The first one went up at 8:30. The job would have been easier if the weren’t electrical line in the way, […]

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