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It's starting to thaw! Forget Key West!





I have to admit; the Key West marketing plan was brilliant!  Just in case you don't know what I'm talking about, Ithaca's tourism folks decided to send visitor's to Key West via a link on the Visit Ithaca website.  Turns out, it was the coldest day of the year and our town went viral with tweets, chirps, views, etc, etc.

I understand why they did it.  I have lived here on the East Coast since I was about twelve years old and this was one of the coldest and longest winters I can remember in a long time.

The only constant is change itself.






 So have you ever been faced with a decision that you had to revisit later because maybe it wasn't the best decision even though you thought it was at the time?

When I first designed the Homestead, the question of TV's was prominent in part of the design because, after all, every hotel on the planet has a television unless you are in remote Alaska or something.  Right?  So,

For those of you, who don't know me well, my personality is complex.  I was raised by wolves. This is a euphemism for being raised by really outspoken and free thinking parents who encourage the same in their children.