Tom Burkman again opened up his lovely home and 13 acres of wooded property on Grand Island to 5 happy hikers. Tom and Janet Kowalski made a wholesome and delicious breakfast while the snow continued to gently fall. We broke a snow shoe trail across Gun Creek, and through the woods, listening to the chatter and calls of various birds and marveling at the beauty of the woods shrouded in white. With a leisurely pace of about 1 mile an hour, (the snow was deep and the topics of discussion were many!) we hiked about 2 hours and burned 312 calories for our effort. Thank you Tom! Your hospitality will be long remembered! Looking forward to a summer kayak on Gun Creek launching at your property!
— Submitted by Mary Schraven