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The Innkeepers’ Dogs

Last fall, we shared with you some of the artwork sisters Kelsey and Catherine Hull added around the property. We’re pleased to share Kelsey’s latest Stevenson Ridge creation: a portrait of our innkeepers’ dogs.

Dan and Debbie have three dogs, who eager greet visitors who come to their door. Maggie is Dan’s pure-blooded Rottweiler who looks like a tank but is really sweet and friendly. Brothers Billy and George are pound puppies Debbie rescued several years ago. Kelsey did

 

Tracks in the Snow on the Pond

from Chris

A dusting of overnight snow earlier this week revealed a visitor to the pond who might have otherwise remained invisible: a fox.

Foxes are inherently curious, and the trail of footprints clearly illustrated that curiosity. The footprints wove from one object on the ice to another–the fox taking a moment to check out each and every little thing out there. There were pieces of bark from a tree limb that had fallen, chunks of ice we’d chopped out …

 

 

 

Iced Duck

from Chris

The cold snap this week has our ducks huddling in a smaller and smaller patch of open water on the pond, which has otherwise started to crust over with a layer of ice.

Their open water is near the Log Home, in the shallow end of the pond. Ducks actually do fine in cold weather so long as they have a little open water, which they need for drinking. As temperatures dip below twenty, their feet can get …

 

 

Boughs of Holly

We’ve decked our halls with boughs of holly–fa la la la la, la la la la!

We hope your preparations are going smoothly as we all head into the holiday weekend and the final stretch for Christmas. 🙂

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