10/4/11

Book your stay now!

Don't pass this up! Book your romantic getaway weekend today at Shady Pines B&B, a quaint Bed and Breakfast nestled in the woods of upstate New York.


Two cute cottages and one master suite available for rent by the day or week (3-day minimum).

Master suite features a fully-equipped kitchen, Master bedroom and adjoining full bath. Cottages have shared bathroom and outside dining area, both only a short walk from your sleeping quarters. The smaller cottage sleeps two, the larger, four. All three are heated by a centrally located fire pit. Please call 518-893-0545 for reservations.

In other news, Yort and I built these last weekend.


Yes, it sucked. We made a stack of kindling trying to get the wedges cut right. I wish I took a "before" picture because those old stairs were built out of 2x12's and blocks of wood 15 years ago by monkeys with hammers who needed a quick way to get from one floor to the other without climbing a rope ladder or installing a Bat-pole.* (Although if they did the Bat-pole, I probably would have left it.)


*I never noticed before today that Batman's pole was fatter than Robin's, although I guess it stands to reason.

8 comments:

  1. KMarie10:58 PM

    Awesome job on the stairs! Way to show those monkeys. A bat-pole? Now that would be fun! With two boys, I'm surprised no one has suggested it to me yet.

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  2. Question: did you use the Pathagorean Theory or did you buy the risers all ready built....?

    Me? Personally, I was beside myself when I figured out geometry actually DID have a use. ( they should tell you this shit in 7th grade)

    Maybe the monkeys would have done better huh?

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  3. V8, I confess. I used an online rise and run calculator. Mama didn't raise no dummy. Wait, maybe she did.

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  4. You might have a real future in advertising. I am disappointed that you didn't use the term "rustic" in your description though.

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  5. kristina4:47 PM

    I am concerned you noticed Batman's pole was fatter than Robin's...

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  6. Let's try this again..

    Hey, you better be careful with the detailed description. Might end up with "The Squattersons" as guests.

    I did not notice the size of the poles......but you did....hmmm...

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  7. Hey, I just finished your totally brilliant book! I've never laughed so hard - truly, tears streamed down my face multiple times and I almost spit various concoctions across the room. I even posted about it on Facebook, for gawd's sake. Thank you!

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  8. Dixie, you're too kind! Thank you! If you get a chance to leave a quick review on Amazon, I'd be eternally grateful.

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