Friday, October 09, 2009

Autumn is upon us!!

I have not visited the blog page since early July, and an update seems a bit overdue. It's been a very busy summer, with guests and family as well. In early August, youngest son Tim, D-I-L Kathy, & grand-daughter Kaylie welcomed Kaden to the family. He is precious and handsome. I was able to go meet him and spend time with Kaylie in mid September. It was hard to leave to come home without them. Kaylie is the BEST big sister and is helping out a great deal for a three yr old! She loves her little brother. She's in Pre-school now too and LOVES it!

Since our super busy July, (:0) Thanks GUESTS!), we've been blessed with lots of wonderful folks and business is GOOD! August weather was nice and September was just as comfy here in the mid-west, as we experienced an unusually cool summer. Hopefully that's not the prelude to a cold, snowy winter. Today is the coolest day since last May I believe. However, I'm sure the cooler weather will boost the changing of the leaves and the metamorphosis will progress quickly. By the time our Fall Folklife Festival is in full swing, colors should be stunning once again. If you didn't reserve your space for next weekend (10/16,17,18), don't miss it next year and book now! We're booked for the Festival weekend, but we still have some weekdays open, if you'd like to come enjoy the beauty of Autumn along the Mississippi River Valley. Saturday, 10/24, we have one room open, so hurry! Halloween weekend offers a bit more availability, but don't delay in booking.

It's time to think about moving the Tropicals back inside. That's a chore, but I've kept many of my Rosa Sinesis hibiscus plants for 10-15 years, and don't want to lose any due to biggest vice. I'll be working on that later today. I'm hoping for some's cool out there and would at least feel warmer with a little bit of sun. We've also been working on Halloween decor and should have that done by tomorrow.

Come to Hannibal the Autumn! Happy Halloween All!!