Fall is a great time of the year to check on our built-in gutter system. Aesthetically beautiful but a nightmare to maintain. So, life as an innkeeper at this historic Atlanta Inn is never dull. Not familiar with built-in gutters? Long, long ago, gutters were incorporated into the cornices of buildings so as to not [...]
Archive for the ‘Work at the Inn’ Category
Rumor has it that a grossly overweight older man with a white beard dressed in a red suit has been lurching in the recesses of the Inn. Not true, but there have been reported sightings of several reindeer,(Moose??) in the immediate vicinity. Oops…no, this isn’t December but don’t tell that to the stylists, decorators, and [...]
One of the many fun chores at the Inn is assembling the floral arrangements. After 25 years of repeating this adventure, Debbie has become quite proficient at it. Certainly, the guests enjoy the aesthetic value of the visual stimulation as well as the fragrant aromas nature provides. Even “Moose” seems to enjoy the flowers…go figure [...]
A sailboat certainly stands out as an oddity in Midtown but this one just cruised in earlier this morning.. They are either looking for the dock, the lake or the way out! Anyway, the mercury is climbing as today is 90* so I hope the boat finds water soon. Anchors Away!!
Capturing images in alternating light filled environments is just one of the specialties of renowned Atlanta photographer Tim Olive. Tim seems to capture the “essence” of the moment as well as the “mood” of the subject. Whether it be a room at the Inn or a person playing a musical instrument in a cornfield, the [...]
Commercial photographers love to shoot product at the Inn. Or do they just like staying at the Inn? Maybe it’s just the cheap help as illustrated by the last photo. Hey…how much do photographers assistants make per day???
Work happens…especially at an Inn. Seems as though there is always something to do, especially as it relates to a 117 year old structure. Up high on the roof, UV rays discolor paint more quickly than on other partially shaded areas of the Inn. Thus, my presence is required periodically to remedy the situation. Ah, [...]
Greetings and welcome to the Shellmont Inn blog! This year marks the beginning of our 25th. year of contineous business operation. During these years, we have had the privledge to host thousands of guests from all over the world for both business and pleasure. Our primary goal has always been to provide our guests with [...]