Category Archives: Architecture

R & R In New England

Wander through New England with me…. Continue reading

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A Southern Girl in New York City

As I wandered around The Big Apple like the doofus tourist I was, it occurred to me: New York City really is larger than life. Continue reading

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Memory, and Moving Forward

We will remember… Continue reading

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Michigan and Texas

In Michigan, one’s pride comes from having survived. In Texas, it comes from having lived. Continue reading

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Secret Church

It is quiet here… Continue reading

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Architectural Abomination

As I drove down Riverside Street
It hit me:
The enclosed porch
Is ruining
The whole Idea of
Neighborhood. Continue reading

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Michigan is Beautiful

Fact: If you have only seen Detroit, you have not seen Michigan. Michigan is a state replete with jaw-dropping beauty that seems to become more mesmerizing the further north you go. We did a bit of wandering recently, and I thought … Continue reading

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