Cabin

You MAKE US Play Outside

One afternoon I needed some stuff that was at the cabin. I didn’t have all day, so we just ran a quick errand to get it. When we got there we had just a half hour before I’d have to leave to get home in time to get Calvin off to scouts. As we pulled…

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The River

  An exciting thing has happened at the cabin this week – On Monday we were there, playing at the river by the entrance into our HOA. The river frontage is owned by the HOA, and people swim/play/bridge jump next to the bridge. But the old bridge (like from 40 years ago) was broken up…

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FHE at the Cabin

One night we invited our friends, the Reimann’s, to the cabin for FHE. We had a good time having a BBQ, going up to the lake, catching frogs, canoeing, 4-wheeling, watching movies and having a marshmallow roast. Good times! 

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The Building of the Shed

In the September of 2014 Wyatt decided, almost on a whim, to build a shed. I say almost on a whim because while we had discussed the need for a shed since we bought the cabin, we were there on our “romantic anniversary getaway” when Wyatt decided to call his brother up, and invite him up…

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My Favorite Winter Activity

My favorite Winter Activity has fast become sledding at the cabin. We went this year on New Years Day in spite of the below freezing temperatures. And guess what? Santa came! He set up a tree for us, and even had presents waiting for us when we came in. He brought two bow & arrow…

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Sweet End of Summer

Even though it was technically autumn, the days were still warm and glorious, and the kids felt adventurous and wanted to play in the river. And so we did. It was one of the very last weeks at the cabin (the very last weekend of September), and a beautiful way to say our last goodbyes…

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Summer, Day 73

It was the last Saturday of the Summer. We wanted to do something fun, but not overwhelming. So – even though the cabin was still torn apart from projects, we decided to go spend the day up there. *It was Nathaniel’s first trip to the cabin!* We gave the kids hammers and nails and they…

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