History, Haunts and Legends

Wise Manor has now been a featured home on the History, Haunts and Legends’ evening tour. What? you say!  I thought there were no ghosts at Wise Manor! Absolutely correct and verified by psychic Teal Green, but Jodi wanted us on the tour because of Wise Manor’s unique location and history; and this […]

Wren family

I was taking down my Easter door wreath to put up my patriotic wreath, when I happened to look down to notice that my little wren had made her nest and laid six eggs in the lower curve of the wreath AGAIN this year, soooo my front door still has […]

Landscaping begins!

Glenn and Jackie have begun working on Wise Manor’s landscaping!  Years of neglect, storms, ground shifts, and tree removals have all left their marks on the terrain around the house.  We began by chopping down the boxwood and holly hedges at the front of the house (they are already leafing […]

Pilgrimage weekend

What fun my weekend guests had! My sponsorship of the Re-enactors merited a pass to many of the activities so my guests not only toured all the homes, but also attended the parade and the shoot-out afterward, watched the battle out at Tuscumbia Ranch, and loved the reverence of the […]

History, Haunts, and Legends

My guests last weekend had a lovely time at Jodie’s event, “Jefferson’s History, Haunts, and Legends.” I thorougly enjoyed the discussion around the breakfast table until they delved into the realm of metaphysics, then I turned on the garbage disposal and sang “Dixie” because my brain was about to be […]

Unbiased opinion

“What is it about Jefferson, Texas, that makes me not want to come home after I visit there? Could it be the countless amounts of antique stores and shops to visit? Maybe the plethora of lovely, historic hotels and Bed & Breakfasts at which to stay? Ghost hunting after dark? […]

Girlfriends’ Weekend

Big Girlfriends’ Weekend coming up.  Jefferson will fill up with authors from all over the USA for book signings, book talks, conferences, workshops, fine food and fun. This year’s theme is “The Greatest Book Show on Earth,” so I’m expecting the house will fill up with clowns of every ilk.  […]