Cabin Country: Burned into memory

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  • Updated: December 30, 2013 - 10:00 AM

We found our wooded lot on a not-too-large Wisconsin lake when we stopped at a booth at the Minnesota State Fair 26 years ago. We built the cabin to our choosing, with help, and started spending long summer weekends there, while loving the quiet beauty of winter the most. Fourteen miles of curving, hilly trails of the Washburn County Forest spread out behind our access road, while our forested lot afforded us a view of the lake. That lake was the perfect size for my first cabin purchase: a canoe.

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