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MONDAY, MAY 08, 2006

By | September 16th, 2013|Speedwell Forge - restoration project|

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 [...]

THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2005

By | September 3rd, 2013|Speedwell Forge - restoration project|

Slow news week Speedwell Forge Dairy 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 [...]

SUNDAY, MARCH 06, 2005

By | September 3rd, 2013|Speedwell Forge - restoration project|

Moving Day Dawn farewell dinner party in LA 2005 Dawn flew to Pennsylvania today. There were a lot of tears, and a lot of questions -- is it worth being apart? Is there a [...]

FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2005

By | September 2nd, 2013|Speedwell Forge - restoration project|

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 [...]

SUNDAY, JULY 30, 2006

By | July 30th, 2006|Speedwell Forge - restoration project|

Hh2>Day One, Revisited I know I wrote that a year and a half ago, but now that the restoration is (almost) over and the innkeeping has begun, it seems just as appropriate today. Our first [...]

SATURDAY, JULY 29, 2006

By | July 29th, 2006|Speedwell Forge - restoration project|

The week after I thought the grand opening meant we were done. I'm not sure how I can still be so naive after everything else we've gone through, but I think that eternal optimism is [...]