Home Feature: Red Moose Lodge

 

This house has been around for a while, having been built by Monte Davidson, a musician here at the Lake, in 1972. The kitchen cabinets were fashioned from wood taken from his uncle’s mule barn, and they still have the original finish. The home had two other owners after that, then was vacated and left unattended for a long time. Two Mennonite […]

Cover Story: Jim Ashwill

His Secrets are Heard Around the World!

It is the subtle, yet crisp sound of walking upon fresh-cut green grass. Or perhaps it is the violent, fatal sound of a flock of Canadian geese being consumed by both jet turbines of an Airbus A320; the captain of US Airways flight 1549 was SULLY.

The Lake is home, his studio is […]

Fashion: Festive Frocks

Summer is over, fall is in the air and the holiday season is upon us! This festive season gives us a break in our daily routines to allow us to focus on friends, family and getting together with special people. Part of what makes any occasion distinct is how we dress for it. Sit down to Thanksgiving dinner […]

Recipe: A Colorful Discovery

Grandma Richard’s Gingersnaps

1 cup butter 

1 cup sugar

1/2 cup light molasses

1 egg beaten

2 cups flour

2 teaspoons baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

Cream together butter and sugar. Add molasses and egg, beat well. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and cloves; whisk or sift together. Add to creamed mixture. Chill […]

Behind the Desk: Toast and Terrific Times

The holidays are very special times for gathering friends and family. Beyond the holidays are many more opportunities to enjoy being with special people. Gail Griswold and her husband Barrett Elwyn enjoy offering their gatherings places, Shawnee Bluff Winery and Shawnee Bluff Vineyard, to the Lake’s enthusiasts year-round.
“We strive to give our clients a memorable time. It’s also very […]

The Festers of Goodwill!

What’s the Idiots Club?” Cofounders Danna and Denny Hiner enjoy the questioners’ intrigue, and energetically answer how this club serves the needs of Lake-area youth living in poverty rather than just being a jovial group with a unique name.
The Idiots Club came about as the couple wintered in Texas. They had previously become members of the International Idiots Club in South Padre […]