A Garden & Gun Anniversary!

In previous Anthology posts contributors pinned thoughts on all things “Party” the where’s and why’s and the how-tos. This will be nothing of the sort, for I am not given to the party the gathering or the soirée. I am a bit of a George Banks in that way Father of the...

House Stalking – 05091 Edition

Rick and I are both fall babies.  He being born on the Fall Solstice and I just three days before Halloween we own and live up to fall being “our season”.  Last fall we did some leaf peeping via a road trip through Vermont and New Hampshire.  Out of all the absolutely...

House Stalking – 02108 Edition

Just recently Rick and I watched in its’ entirety, all 11 seasons, 275 episodes, of the television sitcom Cheers.  And while we had fun listening to Carla’s timely cutdowns, especially towards Diane, it mostly made me reminisce of a fall break trip we took to Boston a...

Exploring Belmont

I’ve always felt the best way to get to know a new place is to learn about its history.One of my first stops when I got to Nashville was Belmont Mansion.

The Building Permit: 137 Years in the Making

This month one of the most famous churches in the world received a building permit a mere 137 years after construction began. Even though it is still under construction, La Sagrada Familia, designed by Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí has been dropping jaws for a century. Dubbed as one of the greatest modernist architectural feats this Roman Catholic basilica now has a permit….to be built!

House Stalking 11930 Edition

The first time I visited the Hamptons it was cold, super windy and completely covered in snow. It was miserable to be honest. There were not many businesses open and it just seemed so desolate. All these big beautiful homes, completely empty.