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the old north

One of the more historically interesting neighbourhoods in Davis is the Bowers Addition, better known as Old North Davis. It’s an area I have to walk home through in the evenings if I have been downtown, when it is dark, subject to the local ordinances that are meant to cut down on ‘light-pollution’ – people want to see the stars, but I’m the sort of person who wants to see the guy hiding in the shadows with the knife, personally.  970 more words


My own artwork

As some may remember,

I enjoy pen and ink style drawing.

I used to dip a pen with a nib into

a pot of permanent black India ink. 174 more words


A Grand Entrance...

What a beautiful home! Wish it were mine! This was Edith Wharton’s home in the Berkshires. Walking up to it, you feel like you are traveling back in time. 24 more words


Grant Historical House

Grant Historical House often referred to as the Benson House a Florida Heritage Site located at 5795 U.S. 1 in Grant. The docent took us on a tour of the house explaining the history and the inhabitants. 190 more words


Living in a Landmark

The Redondo Beach City’s Preservation Program, encourages property owners of historically significant structures to voluntarily apply for local landmark status. Currently, 35 individual properties and 16 properties located in North and South Redondo have been designated as local historic landmarks! 64 more words


Chatsworth House Garden

The 105 acre Chatsworth garden is more than 450 years-old (1549) and continues to evolve even today with help of a team of 20 gardeners, 3 trainees and 50 volunteers who also help to preserve its history. 156 more words


Hanging On To the Past or Do We Let Go?

This house is on the historic register here in Alexandria LA  and it is so beautiful it makes a excellent testament on holding on to the old.  120 more words