Skate & ski all in one day.
I got my exercise yesterday when I skated around the whole lake, there are several bumpy spots but there is enough smooth
ice to make it really fun. The dogs came along, teddy runs on the ice and Pedie runs on land as much as he can. Stopped
at the family cabin to rest on the lake side swing and have a sip of water before heading back to the north end of the lake.
After dinner the sun was already set and Lyle and I went out for a ski, we hit all the outer trails, skied fast and hard.
I thought I would sleep well only to be awake at 3am so I got up and made kolaches. Kolaches are a family recipe and
take all day to make, I like to serve them to my guests in the morning.
We were visited by a pair of Cardinals, they were high up in the Red Pines in front of the inn. When I first noticed
them they were eyeing up the feeders were I have homemade suet with all sorts of good stuff in it. Nice sign of spring
A wolf on the lake
The other night we were relaxing with a glass of wine. Lyle was standing in front of me, just behind his ear I could
see something running on the lake. Yes there he was a nice sized brown grey wolf running from north to south down the
lake, paralleling the ski trails, he ran into Murphys bay. Trying not to think about it when I'm skiing
Gardening in March
Yes my garden is growing already. I planted tomatoes several weeks ago hoping for early production. Big
boys, Bush cherry and my famously huge Minnehaha toms (heritage) which are 6-10 inches tall already. Soon I will plant
peppers and cabbage. I decided to put the squash seeds straight in the garden this year since I still have so many from
last years crop. I sure hope we have a long sunny summer!
A Long Winter
Break up your long winter with a quiet ski get-away with that special someone. The Fireplace is a blaze, the ski trails
are good and fresh breakfast breads and pastries have been baked. Do something different try a unique stay here with
us this long winter.