Disclaimer: This post is not about woodworkingor groundhogs.
February 2nd is Sandy’s dad’s birthday. Step, actually. Groundhog Day always brings a smile to our faces, doesn’t matter if there are 6 more weeks of winter or not. Leonard was a wonderful soul, and we are all so lucky to have had him in our family.
Leonard Holbrook Brown was born in 1918 to Martin & Clara Brown. He was the baby of the family, 3 boys and 2 girls. Growing up in what is now The White House Inn. They called it Beaver Brook and it is extravagant!
The White House Inn will always be the Wilmington White House to the Martin & Clara Brown extended family. Recently purchased and from our 1st visit under the new ownership, looks to be doing very well! Brownie’s copy of the book written by Ina still missing, The Browns of the Green Mountains. But we still have my mom’s copy which we bring to every visit. Outdoor inground pool aka frog pond has been removed. Most of the fireplaces have been converted to gas, but not all, thankfully. Something about a wood burning fireplace, just can’t beat it for atmosphere.
This spring has been exciting so far. We were able to give a couple of home projects attention, actually take a real vacation, not catch COVID and, as scheduled, begin our Trex Deck project in close by Sharon, VT. Cheers to all of this!
Starting a project on time is a top priority, always. Luckily, we have allowed a buffer in-between projects, which in this last case, allowed some at home time.
2 years ahead on the firewood is always the goal. Do you burn wood? If so, how do you make sure you have enough?