Let us be your guide. (For free!) Why should you put that kind of trust in us? We have been guides, really, all over the world! Okay, the whole world is stretching it, but a big chunk of the Western Hemisphere is accurate. From Montana’s ice cold waters and rugged back country, to the Grand […]
Weddings at Opossum Creek – We Love This Stuff!
Aw! The first wedding of the year just took place at Opossum Creek! The seasons fade in and out, and lovers keep joining us to bind their lives together at Opossum Creek Retreat. What’s the allure of OCR (other than the picturesque perfection)? Exchanging vows here is something special. Each ceremony reflects the unique bond […]
Countdown To … Nothing?
Stop the presses! The world will end on Dec. 21. We’re not taking reservations after the Mayan calendar expires in 17 days. How are you spending your final 17? Wouldn’t it be quaint to spend the last few days of time as we know it holed up with your loved ones, cherishing each other and the natural […]
The Best Kept Secrets of Bridge Day
Bridge Day, West Virginia’s largest one-day festival, is almost here. It’s on October 20, to be exact. And since we’re just a stone’s throw from the Bridge, we know all about it. Here’s what we’ve learned: there are people who are all about Bridge Day, and then there are people (like Geoff) who’d rather avoid […]
Breakin’ the Rules!
Yes, we are rule breakers. School does not teach us this skill but we entrepreneurs can’t help it. We are made that way. And you can be too. Everyone has rules. I don’t know why but we do. My job has always been to bend or break them. Just ask my parents. Opossum Creek Retreat […]
You Are Leaving? So SOON?
“Honey, I am leaving!” “Again? So soon?” (with glee in his voice). “We will miss you, have fun.” Because if Momma ain’t happy, nobody’s happy! Groups fill The Meadows for lots of reasons. One of the best reasons is Boys or Girls Club Weekends. That’s our nickname for vacations where groups of gals or guys […]
Consumed, Devoured, Hit by a Train, Chewed Up, Spit Out, and Left for Dead
And that was from the family reunion, not the “Derecho” storm! About the derecho – we suffered no damage from the storm at the Cabins or our home. Our neighbors and friends were not so lucky. We were without power for 8 days, but everything is back to “normal”. The family reunion was a huge […]
How Not To Have The Family Reunion From Hell: Part 2
Panic has set in. The last-minute barrage of questions is in full frenzy. This is not unusual behavior; it’s just that this time, the zeal my family is demonstrating at this point in the planning has caught me off guard. I don’t know why, because they do everything like this: OVERBOARD. What you need to […]
How Not to Have “The Family Reunion from HELL!”
I am planning for my family to arrive in June. This is a true story and is happening as we speak. Okay, we are not technically speaking, but you know what I mean. Or did you? That is the really challenge at the heart of a family reunion: communication. Even though everyone in my family […]