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Final Quest

When the phone rang I didn’t expect that by answering it, I would be involved in a final quest.  The call was from Pennsylvania.  The voice on the other end was  a young man.  He asked if we had a couple of rooms available in October.  He

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The Barn is Bustling. . .

A soft sprinkling of snow on the ground, Christmas carols, sugar cookies in the oven…..hmmm.  Must be getting close to Christmas!  The geese are noisy outside the window, and I realize that I have missed them.  Glad that they are back with their cacaphony of sound.  The frozen

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Decking the Halls for Christmas

It was lovely to wake up to a dusting of snow this morning.  Just enough to make our decorative snowflakes stand out and hold their own against the real ones outside the window.  The sunroom is now resplendant with blue balls and shimmery silver branches that provide

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Yes, we even have a store.

  With the tourist season in full swing, we have again stocked the shelves of the oak Hoosier with treasures. Our guests like taking a “bit” of Nebraska back home with them. We have our Indian beadwork, chokecherry products, embroidered dish towels, felted trail totes, knit scarves,

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From sea to source – a journey up the Sacramento River

It was no April Fool’s joke when we were on our jet ski at Lake Minatare.  The air temperature was 53 degrees and the water temperature was 44 degrees, but we didn’t have a choice.  Our mission was to clock 10 hours on the brand new jet

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An Unexpected Twist on an Old Favorite. . .

Sometimes it is not always the best thing to try to get all of the baking done for your guests at day break.  Especially when you start the morning off a little groggy, so that your stout black coffee can’t bring you out of the fog.  But

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Cold outside; Warm inside

Brrr…17 degrees outside and it is 3 in the afternoon. I guess that is close to the high for the day. Just yesterday it was warm and sunny. That is February weather in Nebraska. Yesterday we had a Barnful of guests, when a local PEO chapter held

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Rolling banks of fog…

Rolling banks of fog fell across the bluffs this morning, but now the sun is shining across a white landscape. Can’t work outside in January and February, so we have been busy inside. For a long time, we have felt that the Pony Express Room was incomplete

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Chasing Away the Winter Blues

Christmas and the holidays have slipped away, and what is left is the quiet, cold days of January. Holiday decoratrion are packed away, and things seem a little plain. But what a wonderful time to make new plans for the new year, and reminise about the past.

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