Innkeepers Travelogue: Excelsior

We always get asked: “What got us into innkeeping?” Well, it was falling in love with Bed & Breakfasts as we celebrated our wedding and subsequent anniversaries. This year innkeeper Catherine Dwyer of the Bird House Inn in Excelsior invited us to spend our anniversary. What a fabulous retreat!

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Local Attraction: Maureen Carlson’s Center for Creative Arts

The Scott County Art Crawl was yesterday, October 9th, which included the studio of one of our local downtown artists, Maureen Carlson.

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Murder At The Mansion

It’s 1961. One of the wealthiest oil men in the country has invited every one who is any one to his home for a birthday celebration. In attendance are Rita Hayworth, Bob Marley, Fred Astaire, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, to name a few. All friends who want something from their wealthy acquaintance.

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Local Attraction: Jim’s Apple Farm

It’s apple time in Minnesota – and we’ve got a great selection of orchards here in Jordan. One of the most unique is Jim’s Apple Farm. Any Pumpkin $3.98!

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Parade “Small-Town USA Style” Marches in Front of Nicolin Mansion

The locals turned out in great numbers for the Annual Heimatfest Day Parade in downtown Jordan this morning, both as spectators and participants.

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Classic Cars Cruise Past Nicolin Mansion

about 100 classic collector cars were on display and cruised past the Nicolin Mansion’s front porch on Friday evening, September 10th.

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Innkeepers Travelogue: Sioux Falls

One of the great perks of innkeeping is trading nights with other innkeepers. This past week we spent 3 fabulous nights at the Victorian Bed and Breakfast in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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Jordan Girl’s Night Out & the birth of the clock

OK, time for my first blog. I’ll be doing some catching up for a while, and likely a bit long winded,¬†since this is just the beginning. So many good intentions. My hope is to bring some of the musings, the inspiration, from the innkeeper’s mind. Maybe artistic, maybe historic, maybe philosophical if my husband gets…

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Welcome to Our New Blog!

We hope you enjoy this new blog site soon to be full of the musings of an innkeeper!

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