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MONDAY, MAY 08, 2006


My cousin blew through Pennsylvania again this weekend, prompted by the furniture restorers saying we needed to pick fabrics today if we wanted them to be finished by mid-June. Nothing like a hard deadline to inspire you.

the logistics constantly amaze me: We need fabric for 9 chairs, 1 chaise […]

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By |September 16th, 2013|Categories: Speedwell Forge Restoration Project|Tags: , |Comments Off

THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2005

Slow news week
Actually, lots of things have been going on, I’ve just been in denial all week. (It’s my ‘overload’ defense, and it does not serve me well.) We’re moving ahead with the appeal on the sprinkler system, as nobody wants to talk sense there. (I swear they’d be […]

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SUNDAY, MARCH 06, 2005

Moving Day
Dawn flew to Pennsylvania today. There were a lot of tears, and a lot of questions — is it worth being apart? Is there a better way? Will Dawn and her mother kill each other? Hopefully, in a year, we’ll know it was worth it.

She took a lot […]

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By |September 3rd, 2013|Categories: Speedwell Forge Restoration Project|Tags: , , |Comments Off


Being green
I mentioned that at the PAII conference in April, the Pine Hurst Inn did a presentation on green building principles. In fact, their mission statement is:

To be the best bed & breakfast in the Chequamegan Bay area, providing the highest level of hospitality and guest experience while preserving […]

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By |September 2nd, 2013|Categories: Speedwell Forge Restoration Project||Comments Off