...Not until we gather the eggs, milk the cow, and slop the
Meet King, Maude and Duder
A real international mix -- Belgian King,
Percheron Maude and Black Clydesdale Duder. For now King
will do all the work while the other two just watch and learn.
Twenty plus and counting, King still trots out with the
buckboard or sleigh in tow, waiting to give any guest a ride
through and around Flora, or take you to a local parade.
» Blacksmith Shop
You can read the journal for an update on all our animal family.
Dan’s “Smithy” is located right
in front of the house for now. He will work the equipment over
for the draft horses, forge the grill work for the banisters, and
provide more metal work for the Bed and Breakfast. Usually on
weekends, at times during the week, he will fire up the forge
to make hooks, work on one of his projects or just to show you how
to do it yourself. However, he cannot always work the forge--
wind and fire hazard have to be considered.
» On the Stage and Comin' Round
The old Conklin wagon (pictured
above) will once again carry people along the trail, seeing the
north end sights by walking or riding.
Travelers along the north end trail will spend the night under the
stars after a Dutch oven dinner and singing around the campfire. Look
for this and other old time activities in the future.