Monthly Archives April 2014

Spring must really be on the way!

  We had one nice warm day this week and our thoughts turn to time on the lake. And it’s not just one warm day that’s teasing us.… ice is out, the dam has been closed (lake level down about 16-18 inches now) and the loons are back. Before we know it, we will all be complaining about the heat!
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The Porches – Camp for Boys or Home for a German Spy?

Ever wonder what it must have like back in the 1940’s to attend a summer camp? Funny enough, not too different from today… boys from the city would come out via the train (not car) to stay at the camp for one to three months to learn fishing, swimming, boating, etc.  Parents, then as now, were concerned about the food, the safety, and what their boys would be doing day in and day out. The Porches was not cheap –
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