Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Sharing their Casa.(Business)

Byline: Rebecca Szymanski Of the Journal

Couple having fun running bed-and-breakfast after retirement from corporate life

Jo Ann and Dar Robertson were sold on the idea of bed-and-breakfasts long before they decided to open their own in Corrales last year.

As frequent business travelers they had sought out bed-and-breakfasts after too many nights spent in hotels that all seemed alike.

"In a motel or hotel people never seem to make eye contact; they never speak to you," said Dar Robertson, who with his wife owns Casa de Koshare Bed & Breakfast. "In a bed-and-breakfast, everybody's friendly, it seems like. They want that human interaction."

An extended bed-and-breakfast stay at an Antebellum home in Georgia lead to their decision to open their own. …

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