Monthly Archives: May 2006

TUESDAY, MAY 30, 2006

Site visit I spent Memorial Day weekend in Pennsylvania, which is no surprise since I’ve spent just about every holiday in Pennsylvania for the past three years. I came with a laundry list of things to do, and I left with a laundry list of things undone. Part of this was because the northeast had […]

FRIDAY, MAY 26, 2006

Furniture pics Here are some photos from the Restoration Clinic, in Mechanicsburg. My undying gratitude goes to Marsha for organizing everything, and everyone there for taking such good care of everything. (Even the stuff I wanted to get rid of, like the crystal chandelier, because I thought it was acrylic…)

SUNDAY, MAY 21, 2006

Grand opening party I’ve thought long and hard about this, and I have no idea what to do. For our grand opening, I want to have a big party, but we can only handle about 20-30 cars at a time. I think if we do an “open house” affair, not everyone will come at once, […]

FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2006

Bills Three years ago, we had seven accounts: Checking, savings, two credit cards, a mortgage, my 401k, and Dawn’s 401k. Somehow, that has morphed into 27 accounts: three checking accounts (one in California, two in Pennsylvania), two savings accounts, two business checking accounts (one for my computer business in LA, the other for the B&B), […]

MONDAY, MAY 08, 2006

Hurricane 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 lounge, four footstools, and […]

SATURDAY, MAY 06, 2006

Field of Dreams My toll free number is finally set up: (877) EST-1760. (Established 1760, get it?) I’ve also set up an online reservation service, so I’m going to spend the weekend updating the web site, and we should be ready to take reservations starting Monday. I just hope if I build it, they will […]