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One for me and One for Posterity

By |May 25th, 2021|

Most of you know that we made a commitment on my home’s 100th birthday to the next yet-to-be-determined steward [...]

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A ROYAL Birthday Proclamation!

By |May 24th, 2021|

Recent long-term guests, Roabie and Jerry Johnson, were visiting the Verde Valley to honor Jerry’s mother, Anna Johnson’s [...]

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This Little Piggie NO MORE

By |March 31st, 2021|

The end of March saw us enduring yet another assault by the javelina resulting in the devastation of [...]

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Pencilmania Honored

By |March 31st, 2021|

Nearly anyone who has visited The Surgeon’s House knows that the current owner is absolutely over-the-moon gaga for all things [...]

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Food Bank Bonanza!

By |March 12th, 2021|

Every week our arrival at the food bank is filled with anticipation and surprise as we never know [...]

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What an Honor

By |March 9th, 2021|

We recently enjoyed a long-overdue return visit from guests Mary Alice and Jim Fox, both artists.  When they were here [...]

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A Food Bank First and Home Run

By |February 26th, 2021|

We continue to stretch our wings for and with the Food Bank volunteers and recipients.  This time, Ann [...]

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P.S. To Kitchen Up-Do

By |January 30th, 2021|

We just couldn’t help ourselves in adding the final touch to the kitchen update.  We have always [...]

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Welcome Winter!

By |January 26th, 2021|

Here we are towards the end of January and out come the snow shovels and sidewalk salt, the [...]

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Only One Year Later . . .

By |January 16th, 2021|

Time’s fun when you’re having flies is another way of saying that time sort of gets away from [...]

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Our One Year Anniversary

By |January 9th, 2021|

I honestly had to shake myself when it occurred to me that we have been participating in the [...]

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Late night dining at the honey shack

By |December 8th, 2020|

Two years ago, we began observing three raccoons that always arrived together.  One of them we immediately named Stubbs [...]

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Cold Weather Giftings

By |December 4th, 2020|

On our mountain, we really notice how low in the sky the sun sits during the colder months [...]

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By |November 30th, 2020|

Every day here on our coconut island is a day filled with miracles, gratitude and thanksgiving . . [...]

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Bee Magic and We Bee Surprised

By |November 9th, 2020|

Mid-Oct my dear sister Jan Brown visited me from Beaufort, SC. She has been a beekeeper in [...]

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And the Beat Goes On

By |November 7th, 2020|

How about a flotsam and jetsam of what’s happening other than preparation for The Safe Haven and [...]

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Is This Us???????

By |October 25th, 2020|

A former guest recently knocked my socks right off and dropped my mouth with the following image [...]

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