Monthly Archives: January 2005

FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2005

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 and promoting the unique […]

TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2005

Final Answer After talking to a dozen references, we finally chose Olde York Homes as our new contractor. In the end, it wasn’t the references, but the attitude — Gary was so open and matter of fact, we couldn’t help but trust him. (Of course, if his references hadn’t been impeccable, he wouldn’t have even […]

MONDAY, JANUARY 10, 2005

Endangered Species We had a “PNDI hit,” meaning the state was concerned our septic field would impact an endangered species. But here’s the catch: they won’t tell you what the species is, or where it is! Fortunately, the septic engineer is experienced in this, and told us it was bog turtles. We googled them and […]