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Upstate Escape

A few weeks ago, Charlie and I escaped to one of our favorite spots in upstate New York. If you follow the Hudson River north (bonus points if you take Amtrak!) you’ll eventually run into the sleepy, quaint town of Saugerties, just south of Albany. 426 more words


Art, Architecture, Pizza ❤️

This year my family spent the holidays in Chicago which re-inspired me to read Erik Larsen’s ‘Devil in the White City.’ I love to know the who, how and why’s behind all the buildings and the architects and how they intertwine with each other. 170 more words

Interior Design

An Overdue Update...Featuring Woodwork!

It’s been quite a while since I last updated this space and a lot has happened with our brownstone restoration and renovation.We’ve accomplished quite a bit (and learned quite a bit, too!) in the past year and a half and I’m excited to finally have some time to share a few bits and pieces of our progress. 604 more words


It’s right here in Tallahassee! And they accept volunteers!

My classmate Kati and I were fortunate enough to be able to help clean up the grounds on a hot day last summer.  147 more words

Interior Design

Worcester Architecture: Lost and Found

Twelve years ago a very well intentioned friend ask me: “Why do people keep writing history? Facts are facts, haven’t they all been figured out yet?” I laughed uncomfortably and probably mumbled something sarcastic about switching to a biology major. 567 more words


Reflections on a Queer Bike Tour of Chicago

In a city whose gay and queer community remains decidedly concentrated within a relatively limited number of neighborhoods, it would seem unlikely a tour of that very community’s history would traverse many neighborhoods outside the current concentration on the North Side. 914 more words