Is There Life Outside of Facebook

Earlier this month Deb and I journeyed to a remote village in Mexico to celebrate the 18th birthday of our daughter Jordan. Jordan has been living in Mexico since January 18, and will remain there until August 9. Why, you might ask? It is because of her passion for missions. Ever since she traveled to […]

Springing Ahead – Finally!

Now that spring is here, we’ll be working hard to ready things for you, our honored guests. Cleaning up flower beds, landscaping, etc; freshening paint; getting the pool ready (well maybe not just yet); and gearing up for a great summer season. But before summer comes, we look forward to hosting spring breakers, cyclists from […]

No More Cow at Cabin Barnwood!

As you can probably imagine, the Cabin Rental business is seasonal. Summertime is busiest here at Cabin Creekwood, with lots of family vacations. Holidays are also busy, like the winter break between Christmas and New Years, Thanksgiving, and the other long weekends scattered throughout the year. During the winter, we host many skiers on weekends, […]

14 Reasons to Get Out of the House over the Holiday Season

The so-called “Winter Break” (formerly known as the Christmas holidays) from school provides families with children the opportunity to get away from home for a few days. There are lots of reasons why families might choose to do this, so I’ve compiled, with the help of our Facebook fans, a list of 14 reasons why […]

Introducing…A New Employee at Cabin Creekwood

In this the month of November in the United States of America, we set aside a day specifically for the purpose of giving thanks. This year I am especially thankful for help at Cabin Creekwood. Barry Polifka has come on board as our property manager, and what a blessing he has been! Already he has […]

Fall Foliage Update

Well, the peak of the fall foliage right around our cabins is starting to fade, although the show isn’t completely over yet. There are still quite a few pockets of brilliance to be found by driving along the Blue Ridge Parkway, or a number of other area scenic roads. Just ask, and we’ll point you […]

Virginia Safari Park – Is It Worth the Dinero?

My personal report on the Virginia Safari Park. The Virginia Safari Park in Natural Bridge proudly proclaims itself as the “only drive-through zoo” in Virginia! That might be true, but is it worth it to pay $16.95 a person for the opportunity to drive through and see their animals? I must admit, I remained skeptical […]