We have had a Bed and Breakfast on our farm for nearly 4 years now and I thought it would be fun to reminisce about some of the guests that stayed here. I am hoping to do a short series here so I will only cover a few today. One of our first guests was an older lady that heard about our farm on the Mars Hill Radio Network. She lives in the city of Syracuse New York and had a lifelong dream of milking a cow. She was able to realize that dream! Here is a quote from a thank you note she sent after staying here; " Glad you gave me a docile one (cow) to practice on - she surely knew that this was someone who didn't have a clue what she was doing!" We were glad to provide her with the opportunity to milk a cow. She also appreciated all the barn cats and our very friendly dog, Shadow. Another quote from her thank you note; "Thanks so much. You guys were great. It felt good to be with family again; I miss my own so very much. Thanks for the great meals, the beautiful cabin and the hospitality. Thanks for sharing your life." That is part of why we put in the cabin for the Bed and Breakfast, so we can share our lives with others!
We also had a couple from Fort Drum, New York spend a weekend in our cabin. He was interested in the farm because he was nearing retirement and had dreams of going into farming when he was done in the military. He was able to help with feeding the cows as well as helping milk the cows. We were able to discuss the many aspects of farming and had a great time together. A quote from their thank you note; "First, what an amazing weekend! I can't believe everything we learned and how gracious you were in answering all of our questions! Second, you are such kind people and such a wonderful, welcoming family. I loved being able to share conversation and experiences with you all. I only wish our weekend wasn't so short!" Another reason for starting the Bed and Breakfast business was so that we can share our farm life with others as we did with this couple!
I will write about other guests in the future. Not all our guests come because they want to milk a cow or work on the farm. So next time I will write about some of them.
Hello, if you are a follower of this blog you will remember that Angela was doing the blogs. Well, things have gotten busy for her and so Stan, her dad, is filling in for now. I am not as techno savy as her so I am not sure how this will work but I am going to try and post on a hopefully regular basis.