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BrooksLooks @ The Great Quinnipiack Club Soup Controversy of 2006

AREA HEADLINES: “SOUP CONTROVERSY BOILS OVER!” “CLUB HULLABALOO OVER SOUP ON THE FRONT BURNER” “STIRRING THE POT IN CLUB SOUP DEBACLE” “SOUP BATTLE: A REAL BEEF!”              “STOCK POT TEMPERS FLARE” “AD HOC SOUP COMMISSION APPPOINTED” “Q CLUB ‘SOUP-GATE’ REVEALS CANNED … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Running a Remote Western Guest Ranch

Running a Remote Guest Ranch in Arizona “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 Susan and … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Delirium

DELIRIUM Brooks Bradbury YOU TRIED TO LEAVE YOU SOLD YOUR SOUL NOW IT’S YOU WHO’S IN THE HOLE SEEMS YOU WERE JUST A BRIDGE FOR US A HERE-TO-THERE WITH TOO MUCH FUSS YOU TRIED TO GET THE SHIP TO SINK … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ The Crooked Road

THE CROOKED ROAD 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 modern trappings have … 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 Gift of Goodbye

January 2013 At that moment, it never quite sinks in. Perhaps only later are we able to understand the magnitude of the gifts we’ve received, as doors close and a chapter of our lives abruptly ends. Little do we know … 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 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 to meet the reclusive … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Innkeepers

INNKEEPER NATION   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,  what we’re told at … Continue reading

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