Lancaster From the Inn Side

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A Wonderful Way To Start Each Day
My favorite way to begin each day in Lancaster County is with a 2-3 mile walk through the countryside, just after dawn. I can step outside of Terre Hill in any direction and find myself surrounded by farmland (and cows). Having Old Amish and Mennonites as neighbors is truly a blessing. The quiet, uncluttered lifestyle …
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Thank You, Thank You Very Much
As Thanksgiving approaches, we are reminded how much we have to be thankful for. So many of our guests visit us while they are celebrating - birthdays, anniversaries, time together, raises, promotions, successful surgeries, retirement, end of treatments. We also have had several that have shared that the trip to Lancaster County might be their …
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A Rotary Mind In A Speed-Dial World
I’ve been trying to remember when it was, exactly, that technology outdistanced me… probably around 1982. Where do people find the time to keep up with it all? My VCR display still blinks “12:00” 24/7. A blackberry, for me, will always be something to pop into my mouth. Our computer, in my hands, will never …
In Lancaster It’s Fasnachts
Soon it will be Lent. That means that between now and (especially on) Fat Tuesday, February 24, Americans all around the country are gearing up to chow down. In Parma Heights, Ohio, where I grew up, the food of choice before the fasting of Lent was a Polish donut called a Paczki (pronounced puunch-keys). You …
Some New Rooms at the Inn This Spring
While some might say the economy is sluggish, we’ve seen just the opposite here at The Artist’s Inn. In fact, this Spring saw more rooms filled than ever. As couples make their way back every spring to their favorite spot, we’ve had to add additional rooms….outside the inn. I guess by now you’ve figured out …
How Green I am
How Green I am How dead I’ll be If someone doesn’t Cut for me. It’s too late now, I’m almost “done” Beat by the work, Burnt by the sun. I wrote this little poem for Bruce…ok, I was drinking wine at the time …I guess that accounts for the similarity to another popular verse… What …