Speedwell Forge has a long and rich history. Today it is the finest Bed and Breakfast in Lancaster County, PA.

TUESDAY, JULY 18, 2006

Coming together Wow. In two days, the painting is finished, the duct work is finished, the kitchen island is finished, the locks are finished, the windows are finished, and the shutters are almost finished. (I was responsible for those, which is why they are behind schedule.) The walkway will be [...]

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FRIDAY, JULY 14, 2006

Down to the wire One week remaining... Saturday Buy coffee maker Install new mailbox Order sheets and towels Find (or order) window pulls Order one more kitchen pull Schedule clock guy Buy bathroom hardware (towel racks, etc.) Sunday Set up walkway, lay wood chips Unpack boxes, organize furniture Invite neighbors [...]

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TUESDAY, JULY 04, 2006

Independence Day First, the good news: Last week's record rainfall did NOT do any significant damage to the mansion. Had it occurred a week earlier, when the driveway was freshly paved, I would not be saying that. Dawn, however, did not sleep for three days. When you're sleeping in a [...]

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FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2006

A sign Last October, Dawn and I spent a solid week working on a street sign, but we didn't like any of our designs. We finally met with a signmaker, but we didn't like his designs, either. Frustrated, we shelved the whole thing until...now. We've been using the mansion as [...]

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