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REMEMBERING ROSS FROM THIS INNKEEPERS MEMORIES
This week, we were alerted to the news that Ross Perot passed away at 89. Most of the news outlets touched on his life and successes, but it seemed in the one thing most Americans remember Ross for his 1992 run as an Independent for President, and a few touched on Dana Carvey’s very funny impersonation on Saturday Night LIVE. …
BLAIR POTTERY
If you have been a guest, and stayed multiple nights (i.e. our retreat groups), then you know we try to change plating for each meal. Our primary set was a red and white ironstone Memory Lane made in the 1960’s by the Royal China Company (we liked the acorn pattern on the edges), There is also the abundant Johann Haviland’s Blue …
OUR WELCOME WAGON, EVER WONDER?
If you have been to our property, chances are you not only drive by but saw our “Welcome Wagon”, may have even wondered about it’s history. or purpose. Certainly, the purpose has evolved since we first brought this baby home. THE ORIGINS…. Back in 2008, a year after we opened (from earliest photos), driving down …
OUR BLACKBERRY CREEK RETREAT LOADED FRENCH TOAST RECIPE
We have made this dish a traditional “Send Off Breakfast” for our Retreaters staying multiple evenings, and it seems to be a hit. I enhanced a version of a Murphy, Texas neighbor’s “Caramel French Toast” recipe (the loaded part) to give it a “Blackberry Spin” by adding a center layer or Honey/Pecan Cream Cheese and Bekemeier’s Blackberry Butter with Pecans …
RETREAT NEWS FOR 2020
We wanted top pass on the word, that for 2020, all our “Full” Retreat dates are taken. We will no longer book a date for a Full Retreat. Full Retreats are those Multi-Night Retreats all rooms taken (ten or more) and dedicated to a group. We still take smaller groups (i.e. 2, 4, 6) who …
PANIC IN THE STORE….A TALE
A picture is worth a thousand words. We have heard that for many years, and with today’s photo taking cell phones, we do capture many pictures, and videos, and many times the subject wished they hadn’t. Well, this isn’t the case – no cell phones captured this story, and the subject matter was more than …