Category Archives: Yoshio’s email

Something To Do

    Hi Everyone,   That night, Jesse and I were looking for something to do. We successfully managed our 18 hour trip from Bangkok to Koh Samui, an island off the eastern cost of Thailand. The trip was comprised … Continue reading

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Carnegie Hall

  Hi Everyone,   What do you do when you get snowed in for a couple of days in Vermont? Plan a trip to get out of Vermont!   This year, we went to Carnegie Hall to see Keith Jarrett’s … Continue reading

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Water Crystal

  Happy New Year – Everyone,   In a relatively low-budget independent film called, “What Bleep Do We Know?” (2004), the main character, Amanda, played by Marlee Matlin, goes down to the subway station and notices a woman on the … Continue reading

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Snow Rider

  Hi Everyone,   Early season at Stratton Mountain, I caught up with a Ski School instructor on the chair lift to the summit. We’ve already had one snow storm in November, which dumped 13 inches of snow on the … Continue reading

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Looking for Mr. Kind

  Hi Everyone,   “I’m going to be a kinder person today!” That is what I told myself as I walked to the subway station in the morning. Why? Because if I did not remind myself that I should be … Continue reading

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The Story Behind our Firewood – Michael Christopher

  Hi Everyone,   Michael Christopher rang the front door bell on an uneventful afternoon in spring. I went to open the door and there standing was an old man with a grey beard and dirty overall pants. He reminded … Continue reading

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On the Walls at Ormsby Hill

Hi Everyone, What makes a stay in Bed & Breakfast unique is that every B&B is decorated with a touch of the owner’s collection. Some inns have an impressive collection of original antique furniture and art collection, but for the … Continue reading

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Inspiration at Ormsby Hill

  Hi Everyone,   When I was a young professional working in the ivory tower of Corporate America, I was amazed how brilliant everyone was. It was the late 1980s and matrix management was in full swing. Everyone had one … Continue reading

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Best Coffee at Ormsby Hill

Hi Everyone, I was looking into coffee grinders the other day and came across this graphic. It shows visually how concentrated specialty coffee shops are in San Francisco relative to other cities. That means more competition but it also means … Continue reading

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Music at Ormsby Hill

Hi Everyone, When we came to the Ormsby Hill in July 2012, there was an audio system which consisted of a Sherwood stereo amplifier and Yamaha six-disc carousel CD player. The previous owners had several six-pack cassettes of CDs, that … Continue reading

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