Archive for November, 2009

Seasonal Door Arrangement

This beautiful seasonal door arrangement caught my eye while I was walking. Fall colors have always been my favorite anyway, and folks around here don’t care that our trees don’t provide that kind of show. We just put them on our doors and consider it a nice trade for the temperatures required to get the […]

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Pajama Day!

Ah, the annual Black Friday Pajama Party on Centre Street… Feast your eyes on fashionable Fairbanks House guests as well as meandering bargain hunters from near and far. A fun – and thrifty – time was had by all.

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Happy Thanksgiving Everyone

From our house to yours. Fairbanks House

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Billy Update

For new readers of the blog (welcome), this is Billy, our “stray” who suddenly lost his vision and just as suddenly got it back a month later. For my regulars (thanks), I promised you updates on him, so here you have it. No, he’s not dead; he’s just showing off and doing tricks. This one […]

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We’ll Miss You Chris

I just got back from a little gathering for Chris Woolwine (l) at Pablo’s, one of our guests’ favorite casual restaurants in town. Chris, pictured here with her boss, CVB President, Gil Langley, has been the island’s wonderful special events coordinator and was a great help with last weekend’s Cookie Tour among other things. We’ll […]

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Congratulations Russell and Juliet

This very handsome and happy couple eloped with us this evening in a very romantic ceremony with just the two of them – and Juliet’s mom to share the moment. They’re just about to get on the carriage with Boomer and Cyndi to be taken off to a secret location to exchange their vows. They’re […]

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Lights, Camera, Blog Photo

You would think that a person that does a daily photo blog would remember to take a picture or two during the Cookie Tour, but you’d be wrong if you did. I’m going to chalk it up to the wonderfully large crowds that we had that helped us raise some good funds for the library. […]

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Too Pooped to Blog

Hi Guys, These sixteen hour days in preparation for the Cookie Tour are starting to take their toll so I’m going to let the blog go dark for a couple of days while we get ready. It’s looking good and smelling better around here so I’ll see you on the tour or back here Saturday […]

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Holly Berries

Should be just about right for the Cookie Tour on Saturday. But when I look at this photo, I crave tomatoes. Fairbanks House

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Shuttle Atlantis

Okay, so my photo might not be as good as an AP or UPI shot but I was four hours away by car so this was as good as it got today. And good it was; I didn’t mind standing out on our roof on a 75 degree sunny blue skied day to watch the […]

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