Spring has sprung!

It’s the first day of Spring and it feels like Summer!  Daffodil stalks have been growing since February.  Passing through town, I see many gardens are in full bloom, but no blooms on our north facing beds yet.  I think the forsythia know when Spring arrives; just...

Feel Right at Home & Relax with Us!

We stayed here two nights. There isn’t much in Manheim proper except a mini golf course within walking distance, but it is within easy driving distance to everything else. Patty and Kevin are wonderful hosts. We stayed in the Avonlea room. It was one of the...

Teapot bird

Watching the birds this winter, I am reminded of an incident last Spring when cleaning off the front porch.  I kept hearing a bird call/song quite distinctive.  This happened for a while and the next time I went out, I heard it again.  On this occasion though, as I...

Winter birds…

Chickadees and Juncos are plentiful at the feeder this winter – they fight the squirrels for elbow room at the trough.  I’ve seen the odd Red-bellied Woodpecker show up amongst the more common Downys, scared away by the ugly, aggressive Starlings – yet the Starlings...

Beginnings

How does one start a blog, particularly  if your life as an innkeeper began six years ago and is ongoing?  Do you start at the beginning?  Reflect on the past in small increments?  Start in the middle, or right now, where you are and go forward?  This is my dilemna!...