Driving to New London & watching the sunset-2/16/2016

On Tuesday night Bob decided he was hungry for Prime Rib so we were off to the American Legion in New London. We left the resort too early to get the sunset at Lake Florida, but took these shots as we were driving.This first picture was taken at 5:03. We live in a beautiful area […]

Spicer, MN-Ice is our middle name

It may be really cold outside, but the people of the New London -Spicer area are getting ready to celebrate winter. The ice structure is being built and everything else is right on schedule. The Wee Cut Ice Company and many volunteers have also built an ice structure in New London commemorating the 150th Anniversary […]

Chile Fest Fundraiser

March 21st we had a fun time away from the resort. We went to the First ever Chile Fest Fundraiser for the Willmar Area Food Shelf. 8 or 9 different groups made a pot of chile. We each got 4 tickets to taste the chile and put a ticket in the ones we liked the […]

Soup, wine & art at Glacial Ridge Winery

In the winter it’s fun to leave the resort and get out in the Spicer community to do something fun. This weekend is the beginning of Winterfest in Spicer. We went to the Glacial Ridge Winery for soup, wine , music and an Art Exhibit. Laurel & Jaime own the “Bead Jam” in New London, […]

Visitors at Dickerson’s Resort

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 seem […]

Stormy sky at sunset 1-19-2013

Thursday and Friday were nice days with above normal temperatures. On Saturday, the weathermen said that the wind was going to come up and the temperatures would drop. We would have low temperatures that we haven’t experienced for years. We needed some things at the store, so we left the resort and headed into Willmar […]

2 Lakes, 1 Sunset 3-28-12

On his way home from Willmar, Bob stopped and took the first sunset picture at Ringo Lake. The rest of the picture are from Lake Florida. We think it was a spectacular show. Once again, pictures are worth 1,000 words. We love living at the lake!  

A trip to New London on 3-17-12

Saturday was a fun day. A trip to New London was in our plans. Last summer the town was “under construction” with new streets and a new dam being built. It is great to see the projects completed and we look forward to all of our guests going in this season to see the changes. […]

Lake Florida Sunset 2-19-12

Sunday was a gorgeous day with the temperature hitting 42 degrees. It’s hard to believe it is February in Minnesota! The weatherman does say snow is on the way-get ready! In the afternoon I went to the cabins to get measurements and ideas for curtains and blinds for the new windows. Simon & Sasha love […]

2-18-12 The Lake Florida Sunset

Saturday was a long awaited day. I went to Hutchinson to meet my longtime friend Jan and her mom Loretta. Jan & I have been friends since kindergarten (and that wasn’t yesterday! 🙂 ) Once again God came through at the end of the day and gave us another beautiful sunset at Lake Florida. This […]