In 1932 the Taliesin Fellowship was founded as a community that provided architectural training with a “learn by doing” approach. The community survives today as the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture whose members, both faculty and apprentices, are still known as the Taliesin Fellowship and reside at Taliesin during the summer months. Frank Lloyd Wright finished his schooling at […]

Taliesin West

In 1937, at the age of 70, Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Fellowship began building Taliesin West as a winter home, studio, and architectural campus. It remained in a constant state of change as Wright experimented and redesigned it over the years. Frank Lloyd Wright has become of particular interest to me lately. Whether it’s the craftsman style or his […]

Make it Happen.

When I mentioned to several people I was thinking about writing a blog or maybe even a book, there were moments of silence and looks that I was a little cray cray. “Have you tried looking for more clients or have you thought about a real job?” were the ensuing responses from the logical folks […]

By the Time I Get to Phoenix

By the time I get to Phoenix sounds a little like a Glen Campbell song from the 60’s, (if you’d like to listen to the song while you read, click on the link) but in this case it was by the time we got to Phoenix, we were exhausted. We were ready for the relaxation […]

Desert View Watchtower

Standing on the far eastern end of the south rim of Grand Canyon, Desert View Watchtower offers great views of the Painted Desert, the Canyon and the Colorado River. Be sure to see the stunning artwork that adorns the inside. The Desert View Watchtower is way-high on our list of top stops. The shuttle service inside the Grand […]

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