SUNDAY, JUNE 04, 2006

Serendipity It may seem odd, but when restoring an old house, the best you can hope for when stripping paint is to find more paint. Not only does that give you some chronology of the house, but also clues as to the original color because, ideally, that's what you want [...]

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FRIDAY, JUNE 02, 2006

Hh2>Great news! I received an email today from Barb Raid, architectural historian at Historic York, Inc., who handled our National Register nomination. Hi, Dawn & Gregg -- I just received word from Carol Lee at the BHP that your property was officially listed in the National Register of Historic Places [...]

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FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2006

B&B Convention Dawn and I are meeting in Phoenix this weekend for a four-day B&B convention, with such titillating workshops as: Selling to the Affluent Yield Management for Inns Master of Disaster: Planning for the Worst The Art of Fruit WalMart Budget, Tiffany Dreams First, Do No Harm: Safety in [...]

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FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2006

Awesome facts about the history and restoration of our B&B If anyone is interested, here are some of our stories, and I will do everything I can to "feed the beast," so to speak. One of the walls we removed was made with hand-split lath and hand-forged nails, dating it to [...]

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