Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House

I made a Springtime resolution that this year, I’m going to make a concerted effort to visit some, if not all, of the historic house museums operated by Historic New England. Okay, well, there are thirty-eight properties across the six New England states, so maybe I’ll start by focusing on the twenty-one here in Massachusetts, of … Read more

Monticello Masterpiece in New England

We’ve all heard of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello – that gorgeous late 18th Century masterpiece in old Virginia. But did you know there’s an amazing replica house that was recently built in New England? This Monticello Masterpiece in New England, located in Somers, CT,  is a must see, if only virtually. It’s actually on the market, … Read more

What is reasonable pricing?

When someone is asking for referrals for a service or goods, they invariably say they are looking for a Th. But, what is reasonable? And, is this the question that we should be asking? This happens all the time in person to person conversations – the old-fashioned “over the backyard fence” type thing – and … Read more