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Topic: Betty's Vashon cabin

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Last Reply: Mar 04, 2013 10:25 AM
Joined: Sep, 2008
Location: Ohio
Occupation: writer
Sep 13, 2008, 11:01 AM
I just learned a writer named Abigail Carter bought Betty's cabin on Vashon. Her book came out this year and is about losing her husband on Sept. 11. She and her two children spend time in Betty's garden. I emailed her but have not had a response yet. Look at AbigailCarter.com and go to her blog to read about her buying the cabin.



Does anyone know if Judith is still running the B&B?



Kathy

p.s. how do I change my user name? I didn't mean to put my address.
Joined: Feb, 2005
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Sep 13, 2008, 3:16 PM
Kathy, to change your user name you could contact Frankl or just delete your current username and creat a new one by creating a new account. Yes Judith still owns the B&B.



John
Joined: May, 2008
Location: rural lovely green Indiana
Occupation: owner of 3 borzois and book lover
Sep 16, 2008, 3:00 PM
Thanks for letting us know about Abigail Carter buying Betty's cabin. It would thrill me to be there, let alone reside in the place.
Joined: Apr, 2009
Location: Seattle, WA
Occupation: Writer
Apr 13, 2009, 2:49 PM
Hi everyone. I just figured out that I had to join the site and then found these forums. Thanks Kathy for letting people know about my book and website.



I wanted to let people know that this summer I am planning on renting out Betty's House very selectively. Given the economic downturn, I am needing to cover some costs. I have posted the link to the rental site in case anyone is interested.



The cabin is wonderful. I just spent a joyous Easter there making ham and scalloped potatoes for friends and family. The house has such a happy vibe.



There are a bunch of pics on the rental site too, for all those curious!
Joined: Feb, 2005
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Apr 14, 2009, 7:28 PM
Thanks for the pictures Abby. I wonder if it has changed much from when Betty lived there.
Joined: Apr, 2009
Location: Seattle, WA
Occupation: Writer
Apr 17, 2009, 3:10 PM
John:



Its changed very little based on the pictures I have seen and also based on Heidi's (Betty's granddaughter) tour of it. She was amazed that I had Fiestaware for the dishware (they just suited the house so well), as I guess Betty had something very similar.
Joined: Feb, 2005
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Apr 17, 2009, 4:22 PM
Wow! Being as I am Betty researcher I would love to see it but, alas....
Joined: Apr, 2009
Location: Seattle, WA
Occupation: Writer
Apr 17, 2009, 4:28 PM
Well, if you ever get to Seattle, let me know and I will happily give you a tour...



I'd be curious about your research. i have been thinking about writing about the house and her.
Joined: Feb, 2005
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Apr 17, 2009, 4:41 PM
Thanks, I may just take you up on that gracious offer.
Joined: Jul, 2005
Location: Northern California
Occupation: Online Sales & More!
May 02, 2009, 8:14 PM
I have had the pleasure of seeing Betty's home on Vashon and I'm happy to say it has changed very little from Betty's time. I wouldn't call exactly call this lovely house a cabin, though it does have that cabinny look on the outside. It is just a lovely home, and I can see why Betty loved it and why Abby bought it. It's a bit tricky to get to, however.
Joined: Dec, 2007
Location: Pacific Northwest
Jan 06, 2013, 10:42 AM
Someone asked recently if it's possible to stay in Betty and Don's home on Vashon. Here's a discussion about it. The original home is a private residence, but there is a B&B on the property. It gets great reviews on Trip Advisor. You can Google it for contact info. I don't know if it's kosher to post a business's contact info here, but it's readily available on line.
Joined: Nov, 2004
Location: Puget Sound
Occupation: Website Manager
Jan 16, 2013, 10:15 AM
Suz apparently intended to connect the Vashon B&B. Here is the link.
Joined: Nov, 2004
Location: Puget Sound
Occupation: Website Manager
Jan 16, 2013, 10:23 AM
BTW, posting commercial links is OK for members only. Not apt to engender much spam among this small, distinguished group. :-)
Joined: Nov, 2004
Location: Puget Sound
Occupation: Website Manager
Jan 16, 2013, 7:04 PM
This is a system test.
Joined: Feb, 2013
Feb 28, 2013, 10:36 AM
Thank you Kathy for the name of the writer living at Vashon. I am trying to contact her

Please, it looks like the message are not working fine on the forum ?
Joined: Feb, 2013
Feb 28, 2013, 10:39 AM
sorry for the html link

here is the address of the blog
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