The rain and flooding throughout Wisconsin has continued, and this weekend the Wisconsin River will rise even higher, to record flooding that hasn’t been seen before this time of year. Unfortunately, this probably means the end of the season for the boat lift and dock, which have to come out of the water and will … Continue reading Even More Flooding
It’s been an awesome summer of boating at the lake house on Lake Wisconsin, and while it’s not over yet, I thought it would be fun to post some pictures recapping the summer. Lots of party coves, tiki bars, and sun! Continue reading Summer Boating
Several weeks ago when I was in Dallas, I received word from my realtor that the boat lift (and the boat) at the lake house was in danger of being swept away due to flooding on Lake Wisconsin and the Wisconsin River. After following up for more information, I was eventually able to get ahold … Continue reading Boat Lift Fiasco
I finally took delivery of the new pontoon, which will go in the water later this week when Deano Docks installs the boat lift at the lake house. It’s currently sitting on a trailer at the lake house, but having it on the boat lift will make it far more convenient to take out frequently … Continue reading Pontoon Delivery
This week, Deano Docks came and put the dock in the water. Unfortunately, the boat lift cannot go in yet because the water levels are still so high. All of the April snow in northern Wisconsin has meant that we have extremely high water on the Wisconsin River (and thus Lake Wisconsin). Thankfully we have … Continue reading Dock is In!
This spring and summer, I have a ton of projects planned at the lake house. These include: New Door New Kitchen Appliances Boat Lift + New Boat Central Heating + Air Master Bathroom Remodel New Roof The new door, new roof, and new kitchen appliances are fairly straightforward; both are from the 1970’s and are … Continue reading Planning Lake House Projects
A few weeks ago I purchased a new pontoon for the lake house. Last week, I closed on the boat, and the guys at Skipper Bud’s gave me a tutorial on how everything works with the boat. I can’t wait to get it in the water this spring! Continue reading Pontoon Closing