Recent Posts by Kim Bowen

Loved it!

The rustic look and feel of cabin - loved it!  Beautiful lakeview.  Nice campfires.  Relaxing, peaceful weekend. :)  Cabin fully supplied.  Fun fishing.  Wonderful sounds of loon clock.  Accommodating owners.  Great price for cabin. ----Sue & Mike K. (May 2020)
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Extreme protection outdoors

Apparently my family had to let off a little steam yesterday.  This is what happens when I don't keep track of 'em. I haven't refound my own sense of humor yet.  Hopefully soon.  I appreciate their efforts to lighten the load.
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MN Covid Executive Edict

Portion of MN Office of Govorner Emergency Executive Order 20-48  (Full order, view here)  Through May 18th, 2020 "Outdoor Recreational Activity. Individuals must not engage in outdoor recreational activities where they will come into close proximity with others from different households. Individuals may engage in the activities listed below, provided that they follow the Minnesota…
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Isolation Cabin

Our mission at CWC has always included the wish for guests to increase their physical, mental and spiritual well-being. During these "interesting" times, the safest place is staying at home. However, for those at less risk wishing for a change of scenery within a few hours drive we are offering an Isolation Cabin possibility. Rent…
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2020 Newsletter

Oh my gosh, this will be our 20th season at CWC – where does the time go? It seems like yesterday we were touring the resort in the muffled silence of February 2001, not even able to get into some of the cabins because of drifts. This magical place immediately welcomed us and felt like…
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Emptiness – goodbye to old Cabin #4

(Written as a daily write for a writing class February 2020.) I thought it would seem bigger when it was empty.  It didn't.  It felt small and crooked and way past its expiration date.  We shut down reservations on old Cabin #4 last Labor Day weekend and moved furniture out.  Then 'Lil Chris (one of…
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Not just a steward of trees

(The daily prompt for the write one day was, "formal house."  A had some fun with words - writing class has been very enjoyable.  :)  - Kim, CWC) A formal house is not for me, Its "Don't touch!" symmetry Can intimidate fears exacerbate Then how approachable would I be? A job like mine is to…
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No matter the season, resort life is good

I have nothing pithy to say today for writing class.  No funny or interesting stories are knocking on my brain wanting to be relayed on the page, skewed through my point of view.  I have the time.  I have the energy.   I haven't the creative push this afternoon.  I sit in a recliner, staring at…
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Ice on the Lake

(From a daily prompt in a writing class, the below was based on the prompt, "ice."   The hope is to someday gather resort anecdotes into a book. -- Kim, CWC) "Phooom!"  "Crik, crick . . . booum!"  The ice thunders and cracks as it shifts with the temperature on the lake.  Before moving up north…
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Lemon tree

(This was a fun write for writing class.  And true, of course. :) - Kim, CWC) "Lemon tree, very pretty and the lemon flower is sweet. but the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat." – Peter, Paul & Mary     I sing when I clean cabins.  Any tune that has a…
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