October 29, 2019

My life as a "Chicken Tender" began in March of 2019 and it has become a far more rewarding aspect of my life than I had ever imagined.

So, what is a Chicken Tender, you might ask? Well, in my personal dictionary, a "Chicken Tender" is "one who tends-to, takes care of,...

July 9, 2019

Right away, the sign posted at the start of the Brunswick Mineral Springs Bed and Breakfast Nature Trails gives you an idea of why you are there, or at least why you should be there.

"I go to nature," reads the quote by John Burroughs, an American naturalist and nature...

June 26, 2019

Just in case anyone was wondering how the Brunswick Mineral Springs Bed and Breakfast Chickens are doing, they are doing wonderfully. No, they are more than wonderful. In fact, they are absolutely fabulous!

The girls are about 12 weeks old now and, oh my, how they have...

June 17, 2019

Don't they look scrumptious?

These are the new hand-crafted Brunswick Berries, just one of the many new delights we offer at Brunswick Mineral Springs Bed and Breakfast.

While every guest at Brunswick Mineral Springs Bed and Breakfast enjoys a full, made-from-scratch bre...

June 10, 2019

This isn't an easy blog to write. 

Our precious Max has cancer. To be specific, he has Canine Lymphoma.

He was given four to eighteen months to live.

Ironically, we received this horrible news precisely one week after the one-year anniversary of the day Max became the new...

April 1, 2019

Well, here we are. It has been two weeks and the Brunswick Mineral Springs baby chicks -- all twelve -- are alive and doing well.

It has been quite interesting, taking on the role of chicken-mommy. I have their brooding set-up near my room, so as I am drifting off to sl...

March 26, 2019

Who was John Ravenscroft jones?

John Ravenscroft Jones – the son of Thomas and Mary A. (Goode) Jones of Mecklenburg County, Virginia -- was born August 21, 1818 in Lawrenceville, Virginia in the county of Brunswick.

The photo of Mr. Jones, above, was provided to me by Fr...

March 16, 2019

Okay. You have to admit it. Baby chicks are some of the cutest little things ever. I mean, what's not to absolutely love? They're tiny, and fuzzy, and slightly clumsy, and those little peeping sounds are just so adorable.

I have always wanted to raise my own chickens fo...

February 6, 2019

It's the first thing you'll find me doing in the morning and the last thing you'd see me do in the evening, and it's the thing you'll find me doing about every two to four hours in between the time I get up and the time I go to bed… every day... rain or shine-- Feeding...

January 30, 2019

Well, I woke up around 5AM on Thursday, January 17th and about 12 hours and 720 miles later, I completed the drive from Florida to Virginia. Now, I am officially the new Innkeeper and General Manager of the Brunswick Mineral Springs Bed and Breakfast!

Here's me with my...

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