Author Archives: Allen Rothenberg

Spring is a funny season. It sneaks up on you. It surprises you. One day the branch is bare, the next day it looks like there is a bud. Then, without warning, tiny, brightly colored leaves sparkling in the morning sun are covering the branches. If you look down there are green sprouts, weeds, bright […]

It’s Spring!

It is SPRING! It’s not around the corner, it is here… at The Inn at Dresden.  The daffodils and hyacinth around the Inn are up. Our trees are beginning to burst with color.  Although the full beauty of trees exploding with blossoms and leaves is still a little way off, there is no doubt that […]

ACES Award

   On March 27th, The Inn at Dresden was honored and given an ACES award (Award for Community and Economic Success) by the Zanesville-Muskingum  County Chamber of Commerce. The award is given annually to recognize investment in the community, job retention and creation, and property improvement. The Inn at Dresden’s achievement was also recognized by the state […]

Guest_The Pianist

Glenn Mauney, from the Pittsburgh area, looked at the concert grand with surprise. He crawled under it to inspect the player and speaker mechanisms marveling at the reality of its sound. Only later, when he sat and played did he really glow with happiness. “I am a Steinway man,” he said, “but what a wonderful […]

The Reminiscence

  We were fortunate to have Wanda Longaberger surprise us with a visit to the Inn at Dresden. Wanda, who has been collecting scrapbooks for more years than she cares to remember brought along scrapbook #10 and a pile of photographs.  The scrapbooks contained several newspaper stories about Dave Longaberger’s home that is now the Inn. The photographs […]

‘Tis Autumn

  The air is crisper, the nights are cooler. A sweater is comfortable. Friday night football consumes the village. Fall is a delightful time in our part of Ohio. Seeing the first of the leaf changes brings it all into sharper focus. I expect that every day will bring more color into our lives. Best […]

First Employee of Longaberger

When Dave Longaberger was just starting, long before the baskets, he needed help.  He hired Ken Birkhimer.  Although he did not know it at the time it was one of his best decisions.  Kenny became his “go to man.”  He was there for Popeye’s Restaurant.  He was there for the IGA grocery and he was thereat the beginning […]