When we bought Bearskin Lodge in July, we never expected that total strangers would find the purchase of a resort to be so intriguing. Living on the Gunflint Trail seems to be a secret wish for many folks, so they are often intensely curious about our purchase. Almost without fail, people have the 3 same questions — two that they ask right away, and one that they hint at but are usually too polite to ask outright.
Question #1 is usually: Did you always dream of someday buying a resort? The answer to that question is "no." And "yes." Or maybe "sort of…"