Lessons from the 34th Week

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The best part of last week? The White House Press Briefing on Thursday, when they announced we have flattened the curve and the country will reopen soon. “Opening Up America Again” sounded like music to our ears.

Brother and sister spring tree

Brother and sister plus a spring tree at Zoder’s Inn and Suites

Also on Thursday, we took our roof-top tent and camper to Zoder’s Inn and Suites for one night. There, my husband did the bulk of the setting up, I cooked two meals (supper and breakfast), and the kids helped.

Roof-top tent with camper

Our roof-top tent with the camper, at Zoder’s Inn and Suites

The Roaring Fork River runs by the property, so the kids spent time looking at logs that floated and others that sank, tadpole eggs, wild flowers, and birds. Continue reading »

Zoder’s Featured on the Today Show

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Just a quick post about my husband’s business, Zoder’s Inn and Suites, which got an honorable mention the other day on the Today Show. Trip Advisor came up with this algorithm about travel destinations on the rise for 2016 and Top 10 US destinations, as well as Top 10 international destinations.

Zoder's Inn balconies overlooking the Roaring Fork River in Gatlinburg, TN

Zoder’s Inn balconies overlooking the Roaring Fork River in Gatlinburg, TN

Guess what? Gatlinburg, TN is the Number 1 travel destination in the USA and, also, Number 4 in the international market. Hello, traffic! But we have learned to count traffic as a blessing, as it means revenue for all the businesses in town.  Continue reading »