As autumn draws to a close and daylight savings time joins us for a while, we are working diligently to winterize the Inn and prepare for our off season projects. Those of you who are keeping up know that the koi pond was a major focus for the summer. While we got a good start, we did not have enough time to complete it. So it will be winterized until the warmer weather arrives. This season, we will revisit the dining room french doors which were an add on many years ago. The weight of the bricks are causing the door frame to sag and so support must be added. This will also help the main entrance and front door which sometimes does not want to close properly. But it is a slow project since you can only jack up your support 1/8" per month! The third floor will also get a makeover to make it more usable for the family. Painting is always in the plans - every room gets a touch up! The cottage will also get a back porch makeover. Hopefully all will be done in time for the start of our busy season in 2015. With the smaller amount of sunshine each day, it will be a challenge.