SUNDAY, JULY 30, 2006

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 guests were a couple from Philadelphia just looking to get away on a Friday night. [...]

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SATURDAY, JULY 29, 2006

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 one of my charms. Of course, that may just be me being optimistic... I'd forgotten [...]

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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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