Persistence pays off in hunt for vacation home

Permit problems teach valuable lesson

For some unknown reason, I used to take some time leading up to Father’s Day to visit and explore some possible places where kids would enjoy spending vacation time. I did this even before we had kids.

Perhaps the reason was that June was finally here and warmer days were right around the corner. More likely, it was the pursuit of a summer experience that my dad gave to me and my siblings — wonderful, lazy days for a week or two every year at a waterfront cabin.