Tales from the Cabin

My Cabin: A Cottage that Love Built

For a quiet retreat, I thank my father-in-law

Story & photos by Judy Larson
Cabin location: Little Lake, Mich.
Published: February 1, 2012
MEANT TO BE – Sixty-nine years ago, Judy Larson’s father-in-law chose this site on Little Lake, Mich., for this quaint cottage.
On the shore of an Upper Michigan lake sits a small cottage, still in the family since it was built in 1943. Before they even had a house, my father-in-law wrote to his bride:

“My Dear,
    I’m home this morning for a day off, but am leaving in a few minutes for the lake to start clearing a place for the cabin ...
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