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TINY HOUSES FOR VETERANS
On THIS Veterans Day, Blackberry Creek Retreat B&B always thinks about our veterans, their service to our country, their sacrifices, the sacrifices of their families as they serve, and the challenges they face after serving. The scars of combat often embed unimaginable effects on these fine men and women, leading to alcohol & drug abuse, mental disorders, …
WHAT IS THAT WEED??
During the recent drought June through July in these parts, the only mowing needed was to cut off those “nuisance” weeds with the seed tops, which seemed to be the only thing growing. As I mowed, I wondered what this common sight and weed really was. I do remember as a kid growing up, we’d …
SERGEI KHRUSHCHEV (1935-2020)
I don’t know how many times something reminds me of a certain person, then that person reveals themselves one way or another. The something was funny in the refection, sad in the reveal. A few days ago, I began reading the book “America on Six Rubles A Day”, authored by Yakov Smirnoff. We were honored to …
BLUEGRASS EVENTS AND COVID-19 – UPDATE
In the past, we have enjoyed providing our friends, The Finley River Boys and the Schwartz Family, a venue to bring together Bluegrass music with an Amish Dinner. These have always been very popular and sold out. Generally, we host two events in the year, Spring and Fall. We have previously done a July Bluegrass with a more …
COVID-19 AND REOPENING PLAN
Over the past several weeks, we have all (hopefully) been honoring Stay-At-Home orders and practicing social distancing as the country, the world, deals with the unprecedented COVID-19 virus. There is certainly much anxiety and uncertainty as we try to discern fact from fiction as we are bombarded 24/7 with news and reports regarding the state of the nation, and …
MISSOURI CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL MEMORIES
The Missouri Cherry Blossom Festival is a special event to many aware of it’s existence (you’d be surprised how many don’t know about it) and to our Bed and Breakfast. Each April, presidential descendants, historians, personalities tied to Presidents, actors, authors, famous Missourians gather in our County Seat (Webster) Marshfield, Missouri to participate in this annual creation of a …