Monthly Archives: April 2013

Scaffolding: Human Expression

Over 2,000 years ago, the comic playwright of ancient Athens, Aristophanes said: “Let each man exercise the art he knows!” We think he had it right. Yesterday, we were having lunch in Fiesole. It was balmy in the shade of … Continue reading

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Design with Nature

“If you get pure beauty, you get about the best thing God has to give.” The quote is attributed to an anonymous artist long ago, cited by the British writer, Charles Latham in his 1905 book, The Gardens of Italy. … Continue reading

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Spirit of Adventure

Ah, Spring! It’s that magical season that reminds us that what was closed and silent begins to open, open, open. Immediately in front of us is the most incredible display of hope and faith in each new day. The Tuscan … Continue reading

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