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BrooksLooks @ A Career in Independent Hospitality

A Career in Independent Hospitality Brooks Bradbury 1. It will bring you to places and present you with situations you have never imagined. 2. Whatever you give, it will ask even more of you–and challenge you each day. 3. The costs … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Running a Remote Western Guest Ranch

Running a Remote Guest Ranch in Arizona Brooks Bradbury “There is a tarantula in my room!” Thus began a three year adventure and a unique hospitality repositioning assignment in the Chihuahuan Desert of the American southwest. More specifically, my wife … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Additional Therapy Required

Additional Therapy Required Brooks Bradbury They were the matter-of-fact, high-wire requests every local innkeeper and inn-team fielded and responded to over the course of a frenetic summer in the Berkshires. These were life’s serendipitous brushes with greatness in sweet and … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ The Crooked Road

THE CROOKED ROAD Brooks Bradbury 12.19.13 if you’re a soul on the road less trod people think you’re kind of odd dancer to the different beat of distant drums with footloose feet in faraway places where trails are less traveled … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Berkshire Dance

BERKSHIRE DANCE Brooks Bradbury Stockbridge Massachusetts 29 May 1999 It is invisible at first. You can’t quite perceive what surrounds you having arrived from points beyond with stress clearly visible in your eyes. The veins in your neck throb and … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Innkeepers

INNKEEPERS LIKE SLEEPERS Brooks Bradbury 15 November 2013 IT’S NO SECRET INNKEEPERS LIKE SLEEPERS ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO RENT ROOMS AND THOSE WHO DRINK WINE AND THOSE WHO NEED TIME FOR ROMANCE LIKE BRIDES & GROOMS AND THOSE OVERDUE FOR SOME … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Innkeeper Nation

INNKEEPER NATION Brooks Bradbury WE BUILD OUR BUSINESS SERVING GUESTS FIRST WE ATTEND TO COMFORT HUNGER AND THIRST THE GO-TO PEOPLE FOR RELAXATION GETAWAYS AND CELEBRATIONS SOMETIMES SPEECHLESS AT WHAT WE BEHOLD AT WHAT WE SEE AND WHAT WE’RE TOLD … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ The Opening of Primland, Luxury Lodge and Spa in Southern Virginia

  Opening a Luxury Lodge and Spa in Southern Virginia by Brooks Bradbury A few years ago, a New York City recruiter called to introduce me to a new project in a rural area of Virginia. I flew to Switzerland … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Innkeepers

INNKEEPER NATION   Brooks Bradbury we build our business by serving guests first we attend to comfort solve hunger and thirst the go-to people for relaxation getaways and celebrations sometimes speechless at what we behold at what we see, and what … Continue reading

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