America’s Castle: The Biltmore

On another purely frigid day, we went to the Biltmore.  I was taken with it, much more than I expected to be.  I’m the one that said, “That’s it? It’s kinda crappy…” when I saw the Cinderella Castle at Disney World. But as a devotee of Frederick Law Olmstead and historic architecture, I found a…

A Winter’s Day in NYC

It is sweltering in the south this time of year.  I went back through some of my photos of a subzero day spent in New York City.  December 23, 2008.  Hope it cools you down. Portrait of Josephine Baker at the Museum of the City of NYFantastic exhibit on Paris / NY of the 1920s…