Thoughts & Musings

‘Tis the Season

September 13, 2017

College Football Season

The best place to be early Saturday in the fall is surrounded by friends, outside of the stadium back at Michigan, Colorado or wherever you spent those carefree learned days…even Notre Dame. The aromas, the stocked cooler, the colors and old college buddies all combine to make the college football experience truly something special. But not all of us can get back to campus every Saturday. Here’s what we’ll be doing this coming Saturday at Casa White Cedar… Read more

From Ashes to a Second Chance

September 6, 2017

Before they were married with children, Jim and Darlyn Daratony went camping – sometimes up to 12 times a year – at their favorite spot in Leland, Michigan, near the white-sand beaches of Lake Michigan. Years later, in the early 1990s, they set out to build a dream home in the same location, which also happened to be Darlyn’s sister and brother-in-law, Chris and Bob had a home. Read more

“Go to Your Room!”

August 25, 2017

When it comes to accommodating company, bunk rooms are a fun way to make your loved ones and guests feel cozy and up for adventure in your Cedar home. Bunk beds don’t have to look like utilitarian army barracks and require less space, so you can sleep extra guests. The more the better…

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Checking In Special Guests

August 9, 2017

Retirement should feel like a permanent vacation, right? Tony and Fran Fortuna certainly thought so. That’s why they decided that when the time came to leave their jobs, they wanted to commute home to a lakeside resort — where the couple, their friends and their family were the only guests.

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