Mohonk Mountain House to be exact.....I performed there a few years back. Part of the compensation is a stay. I finally had reason to go there - so I thought! To make some headway on writing for my book. I had no idea is was such special place.
So imagine me....when I worked there years ago, it was an in and out kinda gig for me at a time where all of my shows were stringing together and seeming like one-long-job. I negotiated days for pay for the entire group - none of whom were willing to work for no cash. I had to call upon my third string of musicians...they agreed, we went, ate lunch - performed and left our separate ways. Cut to 3+ years later....I finally cash in my chips 'cause I need to hybernate and write.
It should be called Happy Mountain House, owned by the Smileys. Everyone I encountered was special. Special because