Russel Wright’s Manitoga Garden

Scientists say the sense of smell has the strongest power to bring back memories. That was true for me from the minute I stepped off the plane in Albany, New York. The air in the airport carried the scent of a familiar place. I can’t describe the aroma except to say I...

Sliding glass doors made the outdoor room possible

Admit it. When you look at the picture to the left, don’t you see yourself with a tall glass of  sweet tea? Maybe you prefer to sip a mint julep as you slowly swing on the wicker bench? After 30 years of being frozen out of trendy architecture, Modernism is...

Architecture, alchemy, iron, and fairies?

Do you ever feel like technology is magic? When you experience an unexplainable computer glitch (often just as you’re about to hit send), do you wonder if gremlins are behind the scene giggling while they watch you struggle to find a missing document or get rid...

Artist uses foil to create solar skin

Janowski took down his foil house art installation on July 13. I added two new pictures. My first impression upon seeing artist Piotr Janowski ‘s aluminum foil house?  I wonder if Mark Kelly can see it from space? In May, Tampa Bay  media reported  that a Tarpon...