2014 Spring is Here – Time to Paint!

OK, snow, cold go away – we are all ready for the warm breezes, trees budding, bulbs blooming and to feel the warmth of the sun.  In other words, it’s time for spring to burst forth in all its glory.  With that comes new energy and creativity to put up the easel...

What to do if I come along?

If you are a partner/spouse/friend and want to come along for the art course and wonder what you can do – let me give you some wonderful options.  First of all, Lexington is full of history and small shops.  There are no franchise stores allowed in the downtown area,...

History of The Shenandoah Manor

Most Rockbridge County residents remember The Shenandoah Manor as “The Inn at Union Run”. Its story begins at the end of the 19th Century on the banks of the Union Run, where a clapboard farmhouse on 100 acres was built (1883) with a spring, a springhouse,...

Taking Reservations

A new year and a lot has happened since my last post.  I will be more regular in my updates from now on. Yesterday we hosted an Open House for the Lexington & Rockbridge Tourism Office.  We had nine people here to see our facility and hear about the exciting...

Three Busy Months:

The summer months have flown by – first the BIG move and then the work began to get this fabulous property back up and running to its potential.  We have scrubbed, painted, trimmed, repaired, replaced, furnished – you name it; all has been done to have the...