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21 06, 2017

80 Years…And the Memories are the Same

2017-06-21T11:52:55+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Ely, Minnesota Travel & Tourism|

1937 Ford Woody Wagon Photo: vintage-airstream.com We are celebrating our 80th year of bringing visitors to the shores of Bear Island Lake near Ely, Minnesota.  We feel so fortunate to share this anniversary year with you, and even though we know that a lot has changed since the resort opened in 1937, the [...]

10 06, 2017

Back of Beyond: A Memoir from the North Woods Chapter 7

2017-06-10T14:55:45+00:00 June 10th, 2017|Ely, Minnesota Travel & Tourism, Uncategorized|

SEVEN:  THE THINKING ROCK  “See you later,” Anna Marie called out to Mother. Mother was busy at the kitchen sink washing dishes. Anna Marie walked slowly down a familiar gravel tail that connected each cabin of the resort with the store and dock. Head down, she didn’t seem to notice her surroundings or that it [...]