The Retreat House Top-Level Apartment: The Brooks Family Nest

June 3rd, 2018

The Retreat House Top-Level Apartment: The Brooks Family Nest

As we do almost every winter, the season was spent completing a number of major maintenance and repair projects to keep our beautiful buildings and grounds in top working order. We also completed a major renovation to the bedroom suites on the second and third floors of the Retreat House. The Top Level Apartment We…


Ten Year Wedding Anniversary

March 21st, 2018

Ten Year Wedding Anniversary

“I took one look at you That’s all I meant to do And my heart stood still.” – Lorenz Hart “My Heart Stood Still” Somehow, in the blink of an eye, ten years of marriage has come to pass between my soul mate and me. Life has been so busy with four small (but growing)…


A French’s Point Family Celebration

May 29th, 2017

A French’s Point Family Celebration

This weekend, we celebrate and honor family members that have made the sacrifice of service to our country. In reflecting on this, my mind wanders back to this past Veteran’s Day Weekend, when almost 60 of our family members came from near and far to French’s Point for an epic, three-day family reunion. This was…


Living Legacy: Bernadette Tilton Douglas

April 17th, 2017

Living Legacy: Bernadette Tilton Douglas

When you visit French’s Point, you will pass a little cottage just before Beach Rose Farm. You may see a pretty older woman wearing a wide brim hat and a beautiful smile sitting on her bench. Likely, she will give you a friendly little wave as you pass. This sweetheart is my maternal grandmother, Bernadette…


French’s Point Family Pirate Treasure Hunt

April 10th, 2017

French’s Point Family Pirate Treasure Hunt

Over Veteran’s Day Weekend, our family had the opportunity to bring together almost 60 of our family members for an epic family reunion here at French’s Point. As part of the festivities, my father and mother, long-known by our family as the Pirate King and Queen, orchestrated a 2-hour pirate treasure hunt around French’s Point.…