Your Hosts on the Upper Columbia River


In the beginning, I had this dream of a “little cottage in the woods.” There was this little bubbling brook flowing by, with little brookies frolicking in the gentle waters. Butterflies would dance from blossom to blossom, while hummingbirds would sip the sweet nectar. Bees would be busy, doing what bee’s do best, growing heavy limbed from the pollen they gathered. And I would live happily ever after, growing old ever so gracefully, along with the willows along the bank. WELL, SO MUCH FOR DREAMS!!

Along came Art, my knight in shining armor. My “little cottage in the woods” was re-drawn into this beautiful log cabin. The bubbling brook is now the mighty Columbia River, stretching over 300 yards across in front of the cabin. The butterflies still dance, the hummingbirds still sip, and the bees still do what bees do best. Add to that picture, the magnificent bald eagle, swooping down to capture in his talons, a cool refreshing meal of trout or other offerings from the river. The gentle doe, as she tucks down her spotted fawn, in the tall grasses underneath the towering pines. The flocks of turkeys, as they run helter-skelter- pecking at the corn thrown out for their culinary delight. Hence, the birth of Lazy-Daze Retreats. Art & I are committed to have every guest content, making sure that your stay is relaxed and uncomplicated. And that you leave our lodging, with the heart and mind full of the makings of many precious memories. But…no matter where the road takes you, may you travel with health, happiness and good cheer.


Art & Nina Grobben