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 plumbing, house plumbing – it’s all about water!

2-7-17 Cabin Plumbing Jerry our plumber came today to work on the plumbing at cabin #5 and to replace our water heater. Our water heater has been installed since 1987 and finally got sick. It didn’t totally die, but when it started leaking we decided it was time to invest in a new one.Bob and […]

Lake Florida sunset

2-3-17 The sunset Sunsets are amazing! As we go through our day we will often comment, “no sunset tonight” and then magically, one appears!The reflections on the lake are amazing to watch also. The sunshine reflecting off of the snow or portions of cleared ice that glisten give  a different perspective of the lake and […]

Cabin siding & donuts

2-3-17 Cabin siding Cabin #5 is getting siding today. The guys are dressed appropriately for the cold morning. We’ve used “Tony’s Lifetime Exteriors” to re-side cabins 6-13. When they are finished, #5  will look just like all of the other cabins at the resort!Each of the guys has his own expertise. Tim is in charge […]

Cabin #5 is going to be well insulated

1-5-17 Cabin Insulation Today Rod Ziehl of Rod’s Maintenance & More came to insulate the cabin ceiling. First he stapled netting across all of the ceiling. Then blew the insulation into the cavities. His brother-in-law came to help feed the insulation into the blower. The roof insulation is finished. The cabin will be warm in […]

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