We have enjoyed our wooden hot tub since December 2008
, but admittedly, not often enough. After a windy night and a long work week, the lure of soothing cedar-scented water helped us overcome the gravitational pull of our comfy couch and large TV. (House Hunters International
: "Have we seen Nicaragua?" "Um, yes we have." "France?" "Yup.") The air was still, the lake was frozen and the water was a perfect 98 degrees F. Great setting for a 40-minute soak!
|Seductive steam on Saturday morning.|
|A view across the hot tub to the frozen lake.|
|Matt watches the sun paint the sky.|
|Here comes the sun!|
|Sunday's sunrise reveals a surprise: |
The lake has mostly thawed.
|The air is above freezing, at 35 degrees F.|
|A lovely January morning!|
|Time for breakfast.|
|And ready for the day and week ahead.|