August 2, 2016

Popoli Ristorante, a jewel box bank turned restaurant

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Living near Springfield, Illinois I have long been a Frank Lloyd Wright fan and as a Wright fan, I am also a Louis Sullivan, Wright’s mentor fan as well.  Louis designed a series of banks called Jewel Box banks across the Midwest.  With the lovely stained glass windows they have a jewel box affect. Popli’s […]

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, a library of beauty

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Kenny Chesney has a new song out called “Noise”. The premise of the song is everywhere he goes there is noise until he can’t even hear his own voice -or make his own voice heard. In these times when we are so busy and surrounded by so much “noise” taking a day and going to […]