Our life at Northern Lights Resort

09.28.13 No more awful Saturdays! – 1 or 2 days left!

At last, our Saturday's that I've  called Hell Week rolled into one day have come to an end.  The ladies closed the last two cabins and the lodge/store today.  We emptied the van and golf cart of all our supplies and put them away for the winter. We just found out that if we all get certain things… Continue reading 09.28.13 No more awful Saturdays! – 1 or 2 days left!

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09.27.13 God’s glorious colors – 3 days left till departure!

Something went wrong with the post I uploaded yesterday so I am posting it again.  Sorry for confusion this caused.  I am happy to share that I will be getting a new digital camera before too long so that hopefully the beauty I get to see will be better seen in the pictures I take.… Continue reading 09.27.13 God’s glorious colors – 3 days left till departure!

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09.24.13 Contract on our rental house!!! Our last Tuesday here! 6 days left till departure

Yesterday us girls closed up the biggest cabin, Fireside.  It took almost six hours but we were all happy to check that one off the list!  The last guests there left a huge Stuffer's lasagna, garlic/cheese toast and lettuce/spinach in a bag.  A full meal for eight people! I cooked them in our RV this… Continue reading 09.24.13 Contract on our rental house!!! Our last Tuesday here! 6 days left till departure

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09.22.13 Weekend of beautiful weather and hard work – 8 days left till departure!

The trees have more reds, oranges and bright yellows on them now but my pictures don't seem to pick up the beauty of the colors.  The cool crisp weather is just perfect with a nice breeze making it feel great to be working outside. I got my share of outside work today when I worked… Continue reading 09.22.13 Weekend of beautiful weather and hard work – 8 days left till departure!

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09.17.13 Winding down and enjoying our last few days at Northern Lights Resort! – 13 days left till departure!

Today is Tuesday, September 17 and it is the first of our two days off. The weather is clear and cool and God has given us this gift of living in this absolutely beautiful part of our country for the summer. Roy and I went out for lunch today to Bait and Bite, a place… Continue reading 09.17.13 Winding down and enjoying our last few days at Northern Lights Resort! – 13 days left till departure!

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09.14.13 It’s some girl’s birthday!! – 16 days left till departure!

You say it's your birthday It's my birthday too, yeah They say it's your birthday We're gonna have a good time I'm glad it's your birthday Happy birthday to you. Yes we're going to a party party Yes we're going to a party party Yes we're going to a party party I've been singing this Beatles… Continue reading 09.14.13 It’s some girl’s birthday!! – 16 days left till departure!

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09.11.13 Beautiful plants, cold weather and 19 days left till departure!

After today we have 15 more work days plus 4 more days off = 19 days till our departure!  We’ve been busy getting things ready to travel.  It’s been 4 months since we pulled in here and Dora has not moved since then.  Roy took everything out of his “garage” which is actually the truck… Continue reading 09.11.13 Beautiful plants, cold weather and 19 days left till departure!

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09.10.13 Great Saturday! 21 days left till departure!

Saturdays have always been the nicest day of the week for us but the last 3 months of Saturdays  have been anything but nice.  Finally today is our first Saturday without a Meet and Greet and only four cabins to clean and two to just strip bedding.  We got started at 8:30 this morning instead… Continue reading 09.10.13 Great Saturday! 21 days left till departure!

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09.04.13 Itasca State Park where the Mississippi River begins – 24 days left till departure!

The Mississippi River ends where it pours all its water out the mouth into the Gulf of Mexico in Louisiana.  We’ve been there and now we can say we’ve also been to where the Mississippi River begins in Minnesota.  We drove around 3 hours to Itasca State Park  and enjoyed the beautiful scenery within the… Continue reading 09.04.13 Itasca State Park where the Mississippi River begins – 24 days left till departure!

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09.04.13 The hikers at Echo Bay Trail – 25 days left till departure!

Roy and  I are not hikers. I enjoy reading, doing puzzles, cooking and making crafts and never thought of hiking as something I would add to that list.  We tried it out today by hiking  a 1.5 mile trail that goes by Echo Bay and found we enjoyed ourselves.  We did enjoy taking break from the walking while… Continue reading 09.04.13 The hikers at Echo Bay Trail – 25 days left till departure!