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It’s been a month of challenges – I worked until March 15th, when I went on vacation to Virginia to work on my property. I told my boss before I left that I was going to devote some serious thought to retirement while I was on vacation. He told me not to make a rash […]

Cool Architecture

For many years, I’ve been attracted to unconventional architecture, perhaps because of my affinity for sculpture. I’ve often thought that houses are “livable sculptures” and perhaps that is why I like organic architecture. I have three copies of Woodstock Handmade Houses, by Robert Haney and David Ballantine; a copy of Handmade Houses, by Art Boericke […]

Intriguing Architecture

I’ve been interested in sculptural forms for most of my life. After I returned from my latest sojourn to Touchstone, I had a conversation with a good friend who is a painter. We were discussing artistic orientations and we agreed that some artists see in two dimensions and others see in three dimensions. While I […]

Kentuck Knob

Kentuck Knob was one of the last houses that Frank Lloyd Wright built.  It was built for I.N. and Bernardine Hagan, the owners of an ice cream company in Uniontown, PA.  They had seen Fallingwater, built for Edgar Kaufmann, and fell in love with Lloyd’s approach to architecture.  Built in 1956, the Hagans lived there […]