The Livingston Inn | Madison, Wisconsin Bed and Breakfast

Summer’s Not Over Yet, But…

I read an article last week about summertime things to do with the implication that the season is almost over. Maybe some people plan so much in their summers that it feels that way by the beginning of July. Nevertheless, I and other readers replied to the article with exclamations not to wish summer away, and that for some of us, the season is just starting.

With that in mind, though, every summer around this time I have to tell myself there are a couple of happenings here in Madison that if you wait too long, you’ll miss them. So, while I won’t proclaim summer is almost over, here are three things you might miss out on if you don’t plan for them soon. Continue reading

Anniversary Thoughts

The Livingston Inn – July 2012

One year ago today, we opened The Livingston Inn as a bed and breakfast in the historic William T. Leitch House in Madison.  We did a ton of work leading up to the opening and knew much more was coming.  Reflecting back, I must say the first year was different than we expected but undoubtedly was a successful one in so many ways. Continue reading

Ice Queens

About three years ago, I took a flight from Madison to Detroit, as most of us do here to get to a hub for other destinations.  As I sat in the airport waiting to board the plane, I noticed an increasing number of young women gathering around.   I soon discovered the UW-Madison women’s hockey team was on the same flight.  They were headed down to Florida for an invitational tournament. Continue reading