Our small business colleague, Ann, calls this the Shoulder Season. Apparently it comes every year and surviving it is the mark of a good business.
I met a gentleman this weekend, a lovely man with a twinkle in his eye. He is 90+ , has lived a life well lived He chatted with me over a cup of tea. He has been a soldier, a clerk, a husband, a father, a brother, and a grandfather. He has a soft Welsh accent and a...
Tending to things, to people, to ideas … this must be what it means to be an Inn Keeper.
Our doors opened on the 15th of June and since the weekend before we have been going flat out. I feel tired, excited, overwhelmed - like I had a 4th child. I suspect Sister Two feels the same way. It's scary, I will admit. Are people going to stay? When they stay are...
Considering doing business with your family? It’s a big step. That might be true for any start up, but when your partners are your family it can be a tad more intense.
With every project, there are hurdles. Some days it seems like ours has more than our fair share. Patience is quickly becoming a virtue for The Sisters.
Buying a home and turning it into an inn, while building a business and a brand is a huge process—far larger than we could ever have imagined.