Open for Business!

Yes, the sign is up and we are open for business.  Should be a good crop again this year, and prices are low.

So come on down or up and start weedingūüėČ

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Looks a mess but is really quite pretty and cottage-garden-ish in real lifeūüėČ

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I cannot keep the Oregano at bay. Thank goodness the chickens like munching on it

I almost wiped it off the table

My Disney friend, Angie from Indiana, and her family stayed at the Wayfarer last week.  They are a family of 5, so they booked 2 cottages.  1 of the cottages was for their daughter and her friend.

Teenagers often leave something for me to find. ¬†It’s not always funny or nice.
But this time, I had to smile.  As I walked into the cabin to check it out before letting Leah go in to clean it, I found 2 little piles of sand on the dining table.
I almost wiped them off the table …

Cute? ¬† Yes, I think it’s very cute:)

The Interloper

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There is never a dull moment at the Wayfarer!

A couple of weeks back, ¬†a ruckus started in the chicken coop. ¬†The chickens chased “Tootsie” all over the run and attacked her something awful.

I went out to check on the girls and to see what was wrong.  The noise level was very uncomfortable.
I was stunned to find “Tootsie” looking really mangled. ¬†Feathers were missing from her chest, her comb was damaged – she looked awful.

When night time approached, all went quiet, but the next day the same ruckus.  Mike and I decided to let the chickens out of their run, so they could separate and quiet down.
When Mike suddenly realized that we had 3 black chickens, not 2 like there should be.

Turns out his friend had smuggled into our coop a chicken from his coop.  An ugly black, battered by a rooster, chicken by the name of Royal.

He thought it was funny, I did not!  My chickens were traumatized for a couple of days.

Mike caught Royal, after chasing her through the bushes, in his pier fishing net.

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She was picked up by her owner shortly thereafter.

Dear Iris…

As I walked up to Hummingbird (#6 for all who have stayed at the Wayfarer), a card was clipped to the door addressed to “Iris”.

“Dear Iris, I figured you would never forget the two ladies who traveled all the way from Florida for a wedding that got cancelled the day of.” ¬†–
Indeed, I will not forget these ladies, a mother and daughter who could not have been nicer, more appreciative or happy. They made the best of the situation and enjoyed this beautiful area.

I may forget what is on my personal calendar some days, but I rarely forget a guest.
I know – strange, LOL

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The little Things

On the rare occasion, when I have time to go into Frankfort during summer, I can never find a parking space. Neither can you.
One could be tempted to park in someone’s driveway, but that wouldn’t be prudent. Instead,¬†¬†you drive around and around, when lo and behold, there is a spot open, maybe even 2 or 3 spots.
You can almost always find a nice spot BEHIND City Hall and/or the City Marina a block west of City Hall.  And when you discover these lovely spots, you get to walk through the tiniest of gardens to get to Main Street.

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The Frankfort city garden

See the blue awning? Good – next to it is my favorite clothing store “Hull’s of Frankfort”

 

 

It’s been too long

Today, a new guest told me that he loves reading this blog. ¬†I told him that since I rarely left the property, I didn’t feel I had anything more to contribute. ¬†But for all of you who are not following us on facebook, ¬†I could tell you about happenings in the area and news from the Wayfarer anyway.¬†Let me know in the comments if you are interested in anything in particular.

Starting today, I will continue and see where that takes me.

I found and posted a picture of an oil painting of a stretch of M-22 around Crystal Lake, by David Westerfield  to our facebook page. You should see it too

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A ride in a 1954 Jeep

Today was an exciting day for a couple of our smallest guests.  Ted Bahry, a longtime friend, came to visit in his Jeep, and two little boys got the ride of their lives.  Ted is a retired Marine who had extensive work done on this 1954 vehicle and it shows.

See for yourself

a ride in an old jeep @Wayfarer Lodgings

a ride in an old jeep
@Wayfarer Lodgings

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