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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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One Year Ago Today…

One year ago today, we landed in Belleville (not unlike the Beverly Hillbillies with Granny strapped to the roof of the car) and started our journey as Innkeepers, gardeners, chambermaids, chefs and tea sandwich makers.  We knew nothing of the … Continue reading

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Countess of Grantham or Mrs. Hughes…

As we are coming to the end of our “down time”, we have been spending each night watching something on Netflix (we have cable…like 300 stations, but nothing has caught our eye of value to watch…30 stations containing a certain … 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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Happy Anniversary to Us!!!!

How time flies! Honestly, it seems like just yesterday, but it was exactly one year ago today that Roger and I, with two of our children, Spencer & Sarah, showed up at the Inn on our way to Quebec City … 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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