Christmas with the Pennsylvania Dutch

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When you think of Christmas lights and grand displays you don’t necessarily think of the Amish who practice a simple life of dedication to faith.  Yet, travel just three hours from midtown Manhattan to Lancaster County Pennsylvania and you will see the clash of Amish austerity with 21st Century Christmas regalia.  To the Amish Anabaptists, […]

Fallingwater – The Magic of Architecture

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My fascination with architecture began by watching my Dad turn a bunch of lines on a paper into a living breathing home.  Yes, buildings live and breathe and become a part of their surroundings as their surroundings envelop them.  It was an art form whose genesis blossomed under Frank Lloyd Wright, perhaps one of the […]

Fallingwater Wright weekend

A Wright Kind of Weekend

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I just love springtime drives into the open country and western Pennsylvania offers the perfect weekend escape for lovers of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural genius.  Tucked away in the hills of Donegal, Pennsylvania lies the architect’s iconic Fallingwater, the house which changed modern design forever.   And while Fallingwater alone is worth a weekend escape, there’s […]