Hangovers, Sober Mum and Cupcakes – the Best of the Sanford Blog…


In case you didn’t see them, these are the three most popular articles we have posted on the Sanford House Blog in the past three months:



woodson sleeping off a hangover



Hangovers: Why Doesn’t the Morning After Deter the Night Before?

May 3, 2016 by Marilyn Spiller

My favorite part about being sober is the morning. Especially when I am with people who were drunk the night before. On vacation for example: I wake like St. Francis of Assisi, birds tweeting on my windowsill; a memory so clear and shameless I want to talk about it; and a strong desire to have [read more…]







Sober Mum Driving the Car at Night!

April 19, 2016 by Lotta Dann (Mrs. D.)

Couldn’t Do This if I Was Still Boozing… I had one of those classic “couldn’t do this if I was still boozing” parenting moments the other day. Our 9-year-old had a friend over for a sleepover and late in the evening (around 9.30pm) we were interrupted in the living room by a little boy in [read more…]





Sugar Coating the Truth

April 9, 2016 by Paul Silva (Buzzkill Pod)

 It starts with the anticipation. The lead up to my next hit is almost as good as the score itself. The wanting, the waiting, the luscious dance between want and need. I can barely contain myself as I reach into my bag and lay out the goods, away from prying eyes—Hershey’s Kisses, Smarties, Kit [read more…]


David Green enjoys building things – businesses and places. Over the years he has been involved in a variety of enterprises, including real estate, automotive, sports and marketing. In addition to practicing law, he directed the development of the Cape Eleuthera Resort in The Bahamas and serves as Chairman and Founding Director of The Island School and Cape Eleuthera Marine Research Institute. He is currently the founder and CEO of Archipelago Equities, a real estate and small business venture firm based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. David’s business expertise was instrumental in the renovation and establishment of Sanford House. He continues to be involved in all aspects of its operations, while looking for new things to build.