Category Archives: Rental-Retreat-Events

Summertime, and the Livin’ is Easy

It’s summertime at BARNHAVEN, and the livin’ is easy. With the days feeling long and lazy, picture yourself in this scenario: You are kicking back on the deck with a tall, cold drink next to a trickling pond. The soft … Continue reading

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Curb Appeal

Most of this spring has been spent continuing projects that had to be tarped over the god-awful winter we had last year. But one brand new project (that had been perking for a while) was getting a sign up out … Continue reading

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A Good First Year

  A little “soft opening” announcement on this website that we’d be taking reservations starting in May 2014 had us out of the gate. Our first guests arrived on May 1. What they didn’t know is that several hours prior … Continue reading

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A Bunch of Real Fine Things!

Autumn around here sneaks up fast, with winter breathing hard down its neck. Still, Indian Summer is a blessing that comes every year–a frost has killed off the bugs and there’s still plenty of outdoor work with my name on … Continue reading

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End of Summer 2014

Now that it’s official–what the locals call “Neil’s barn” is now “Barnhaven”– I thought I’d share some observations as our first guests came to experience my neck of the woods.  Our first group was two couples rendezvous-ing somewhere in the … Continue reading

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The Next Chapter ~ Barnhaven

The fawns have lost their spots, but there’s some frolic left in them. Emerging from the woods, they graze on clover and such in my backyard, safe with their cousins and mom and aunts and in groups that sometimes reach … Continue reading

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