I live in a barn.
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
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
We’ve been officially open for a year, and some people are still having a hard time figuring this Barnhaven-thing out. It’s a work-in-progress, and it’s my house; it’s not a B&B, and I don’t rent out separate rooms to different … Continue reading
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
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
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