The Valpo Core Reader


Brad Pierce

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Description Essay

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Across the Midwest hundreds of lake homes and summer resorts offer a tranquil and secluded opportunity to get away from the busy and hectic lifestyles of the suburbs. Large, commercial resorts and serene, one-room log cabins offer a different yet meaningful variety of relaxation. Shady Shores in northern Wisconsin is one such place. This quaint rustic summertime location offers a beautiful budding sunset, the cry of loons, unexplored treasures, new opportunities, yet most importantly, long-lasting memories. Along the shade-filled lake shore of the crystal-clear Long Lake lies Shady Shores, a place I will never forget.