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  • whenwintertreesdreamofspring

    Hoarfrost -a dress rehearsal for Spring.

    BY:Josh and Brent

    This morning we were going about our morning business when Brent noticed that something looked a little different outside. This time of year we sometimes avoid looking out the window. The weather is fairly monotonous and bleak, and there’s still a long way to go until it changes. But, as if to teach us a […]

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    Mary’s Ironing Chore

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America I woke up when the sun rose today.  It had snowed over night and […]

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    Mary Meets Jack Frost

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America Against the frost covered window pane, the sun seems magnified and most beautiful.  We […]

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    Mary and Epiphany

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America Father said it is bitterly cold this morning with a wind that causes the […]

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    Resolution Solutions

    BY:Josh and Brent

    We decided to turn over this guest blog to not just one writer, but to everyone. We asked you how you felt about New Years Resolutions, and you surprised us with some very insightful words. In fact, we were so impressed that we resolve to have you all as guest bloggers more often. And we’ll […]

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    Mary’s Favorite Books

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America. Yesterday Brent decided he wished to read.  I know how to read some words […]

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    A Glass House

    BY:Dr. Brent

    Since childhood, I have been fascinated with terrariums. Even though the worlds that were created between those 4 glass walls were finite and small, the corners and bends around which I couldn’t see left room for the imagination to create a universe of immense proportions. There are many reasons that a glass house was a […]

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    Mary’s Snowglobe

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America. It is snowing here and the wind is blowing every where…………..even down the chimney. […]

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    Christmas Wishes That Last the Ages.

    BY:Josh Kilmer-Purcell

    Some people who saw our Country Living Holiday feature noticed the collection of vintage holiday post cards lining our dining room mantle. This was something we did our very first Christmas at the Beekman when we had few furnishings, and even fewer decorations. I remembered the stack of various holiday post cards in the attic […]

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    ‘Twas the Night

    BY:Josh and Brent

    ‘Twas two years ago In old Sharon Springs Two boys did appear, Along with their things. City slickers turned farmers Who hadn’t a clue But Farmer John and the internet Taught them what to do. They were bested by pigs And challenged by llama, But in their fabulous way They handled the drama. Tonight! Josh […]

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