Eagle Bay Lodge

Judy, Guy, Mara, Lon, Mara's friend Abby, and Lucy. Early 1990s

Judy, Guy, Mara, Lon, Mara’s friend Abby, and Lucy. Early 1990s

Last week we were at Eagle Lake for our annual summer vacation. It’s one of our top vacation spots every year.

Both Judy and I have fond memories of vacations at the lake long before meeting each other. She would travel with Betty and Howard and their kids to Minnesota for a holiday, while Jim and I would head to Lake Metigoshie for a weekend of camping and tooling around the lake on the pontoon boat. After a couple of false starts, Judy and I discovered Eagle Bay Lodge and started a tradition that has done us well for a long time. We don’t go every year, but often enough to feel at home and relaxed there.

In the late eighties we started having other people stay at the lake for several days during the week. Lucy was always there, sometimes her friend Judy would be with us for a few days. Jim started coming down during that time, too. Continue reading