Spring is in the Air – the birds are cheepin’- the ground is still frozen

We are now in the “mud season” of the five seasons of the year.  Fortunately, it has been a bit dry.  Unfortunately, the ground is still frozen all over the place and here is the proof:

About 125 feet away from our permafrost.  We have this:

As soon as the ground thaws we’re firing up the hammers, saws, skidsteer and more for our guests!  The docks are in, logs from last summer’s massive blowdown on our beautiful beach waiting to be picked up and we are only weeks away from putting the finishing touches on this season’s new adventure.  Stay tuned for more updates.

Jasper Creek Falls

The Sound of Northwind Lodge

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What you hear is the sound of Jasper Creek as it runs through the center of Northwind Lodge,  This recording was made while standing close to Cabin #7.  You can hear the birds in the background.  Many of our guest have confused this sound with that of rain which caused them to roll over in bed and sleep a couple hours longer.   Years ago a lady asked my mother if we could turn it off for the night.  We always laughed that there was a great big valve upstream that squeaked when you turned it.  That one lady was in the extreme minority.  She was the only one who apparently did not like the sound of water falls.  Oh well….