Archive for December, 2008

Honored Guests

Those of you who have read the history of our house might recognize the name Sally Dickinson. She and her business partner, Buff Gordon, did a major renovation of Fairbanks House in 1982 and converted it to apartments. They did an outstanding job. We were priviledged to have Sally (l), her sister Jane Schildge (r) […]

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Back to Reality

After that fun, fun, fun Christmas holiday that we just had it’s now time to go back to everyday work in the form of “saving history”. Here’s Bill saving a (decorative) balcony railing from the front of the house on the second floor. With the responsibility of maintaining a 125 year-old house, I’m guessing that […]

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Forgot About Sarge

The 2000+ pound reindeer that pulled our guests’ sleigh. Sorry to have forgotten you, Sarge. You did a great job.

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Christmas 2008

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Merry Christmas Everyone

Christmas compilation tomorrow. Going to bed now. Goodnight.

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Getting Ready

It’s almost time for our Christmas guests to arrive. Can’t wait.

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Caramel Covered Popcorn – Mmmmmm

I went to Fantastic Fudge on Centre Street to pick up a guest’s gift order of candy and fudge, and I turned around and saw this great big slab o’ caramel popcorn being made. Now, I like caramel popcorn but if there’d been a big ole slab o’ fudge being made I’m afraid that I […]

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Porcelain Nativity

This lovely Nativity set is sitting on a bench just inside the door at Eight Flags Antiques. It’s half price too. Tempting…

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Real Estate Pooch

Now who wouldn’t want to buy a house from the Christmas Dog? Maybe he comes with the deal. You can find out at the Coldwell Banker office on Centre Street.

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Deck the Shells with Boughs of Netting

Fa la la la la – la la la la. Starfish in a Christmas setting,Falalalalalalalala Sharks teeth, conchs and oysters calling,Falalalalalalalala Book your rooms and please stop stalling,Fa-la-la-la-la-laaa-laaaaa-laaaaaaa! P.S. Nothing rhymes with gift certificate.

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