Articles in: Cabin Contemplations
Have you ever noticed that the weather forecast for the cottage is almost always the same? Read the full article
Bad cottage guests are rare but when they turn up they can ruin a weekend. Here are a few tips to help scare away ungrateful cabin visitors. Read the full article
All aboard or abandon ship?
Private buoy rules are very restrictive in Canada, and a well-meaning cottager who places a marker to warn boaters about a rock or reef could be fined or even sued. Read the full article
The world is hot under the collar regarding Canada’s commitment to reduce its level of greenhouse-gas emissions.
Is it true that Canadians don’t care about global warming? Read the full article
If only one word could describe Dyke Williams, it would be passion – passion for his grandkids, passion for the trees on his family’s island, passion for his work, and passion for the future of Lake of the Woods and its surrounding communities. Read the full article
Experimental Lakes Area (ELA)
Canada’s world-class scientific project, the award-winning ELA, received a transitional lifeline on Sept. 2, and Canadians should be extremely embarrassed about the way the whole ordeal has unfolded. Read the full article
A foul smell began to seep through the floor boards of the cabin a few days ago and finding the source hasn’t been fun. Read the full article
A Kenora, ON resident was catching a few afternoon rays when an urban deer wandered into the yard and attacked her. Read the full article
Canada Day and the 4th of July celebrations in the U.S. are fast approaching and cottage owners are once again crossing their fingers that someone won’t set the forest on fire or burn down the entire community with the use of fireworks.
This year, the concerns are even greater due to the increasing popularity of airborne Chinese wish lanterns. Read the full article
Visiting a cabin with and outhouse can be an unnerving experience for many first-time cottage renters and guests. Despite the simplicity of the structure, there are a few key rules to follow when using an outhouse. Read the full article