nancywinshippoole

Age: 65+

Member since July 2019

Active retired couple

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My husband and I are retired, starting to travel in our small travel van. We believe in energy conservation. We keep honeybees and we built our own passive solar timber frame home in Connecticut. Our 20 acre property includes a stream, fields, woods and a vegetable garden plot leased by a CSA farmer family.

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I had a career helping schools and municipalities save energy. Since retirement, I enjoy crafts and lap swimming. My husband had a 33 year career as a practising licensed arborist, and knows a lot about trees, pruning, removal and tree diseases. In 2017, Allan lost his right hand in a traumatic wood processor machine accident. Now he is making furniture and keeps almost 20 hives of bees.

nancywinshippoole's Pets

We have one well mannered, very smart Australian Shepherd dog, and many honey bees.

nancywinshippoole's Hometown

Middlefield, CT. Halfway between Boston and New York.

nancywinshippoole's Guest Details

nancywinshippoole's Rig

Rig Type: Class B

21 feet long

We have a small Winnebago Travalto. Small, but gives us everything we need!

nancywinshippoole's Travel Preferences

  • Travels with pets

nancywinshippoole Has 1 Host Location

The Honey Poole

Middlefield, CT, US
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nancywinshippoole's References (2)

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american-traveler

July 2019

Wow so nice!

Hopefully these folks will come again. Would love top host them again.


cdbinns

July 2019

Great guests!

We did not have a lot of time, but enjoyed hosting and visiting with nancywinshippoole. Hopefully they will come again when we are not so busy and they can stay longer.