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Weather, weather, whether or not

 Every year is the same dilemma, maybe it’s just taking me a long time to learn my lessons. When to put up, put on, the storm windows? You don’t want to put them on too early as they all but … Continue reading

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A boutique wedding

I suppose this should have really been posted on April 1st (April Fools Day) but then who would have believed it if I had. Well at least who would have believed it in the morning, since Aprils Fools jokes end … Continue reading

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Why do I have any tree’s left ?

I’m starting to think that twigs, and tree limbs actually grow under snow. The snow is completely melted again and just like last time the snow melted there is a whole new crop of twigs and limbs that apparently grew … Continue reading

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It’s Winter…

It is officially winter at the Inn. If only I had been ready. If there is one thing I’ve learned in the past year is you’re never ready because the list of to-do items exceeds, by a large factor, the … Continue reading

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Welcome to my HOME

We’re doing great! Actually it’s been an amazing year here at the Montrose Inn. We’re constantly rank #1; of course that has an unusual side-effect. We’re gleefully meeting wide eye couples that have never stayed at a B&B before. I … Continue reading

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Putting a shingle up was never so complicated I suspect when this house was built. Find a nice piece of lumber, a bit of paint, heck get a fancy wood carver and make a lovely sign. There you go, everyone knows … Continue reading

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Where’s the Snow?

There is a point where you realize that you’re not going to clear your driveway using a snow shovel. I think it occurred to me when I was just walking up my driveway(s) and realized that my pedometer indicated that … Continue reading

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Now serving guest 1000 !

It’s hard to believe it but we’ve about surpassed 1000 guests since May 29th.  The bags under our eyes and the way the seats of our pants seems to drag on the road though lead me to believe it’s true. It’s … Continue reading

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Special Things at the Inn

Slowly but surely we are shaping the Inn to our image. We initially arrived hoping we could offer a great experience for our guests. We worried that we didn’t know how to run an Inn (yet), and we worried whether … Continue reading

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Now Serving Guest 99…

This past weekend, almost exactly 1 months since we arrived at the Inn was a huge trial by fire. We served breakfast/brunch/tea sandwiches to 98 people over the weekend.  I use to fret about getting a couple poached eggs out … Continue reading

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