Monthly Archives: November 2016

Our Lives Are Rooted in Places Like Stonewall Manor – Ask Gordon Bunn

Setting the scene for this post with a Short National Historic Preservation Trust Video  I stood straining to hear the sounds of yesteryear that fill Stonewall Manor. If only every house had a permanent guest register that chronicled its occupants through … Continue reading

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A Christmas Tradition -Stonewall Manor – An Architectural Gem Awaits You

  Be inspired by the beauty and power of old places, where our lives,                              memories, and stories begin. – National Trust For Historic Preservation Recently I … Continue reading

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Historic Stonewall Manor – Planning Ahead – A Pearl of Great Price For Christmas

When I moved to the ‘Cottage for Two’ over three years ago, one of the first things I asked was, “Where do you go each Christmas that it wouldn’t be Christmas if you didn’t go?” People looked at one another, … Continue reading

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Your Oral History Is Needed – Part 2

“My father used to say that stories are part of the most precious heritage of mankind.” Tahir Shah, In Arabian Nights: A Caravan of Moroccan Dreams The first thing you need to know about giving an oral history is that … Continue reading

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Who Is Elijah Gaddis? – Setting The Stage – Part 1

As part of some research I’m doing for a new novel, I am in love again! or should I say, as usual. This time it is a man named Chris Rose who once worked for the Times Picayune in New … Continue reading

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Visit The American Tobacco Campus – A Vision Of Success

    November 3, 2016 – 82 degrees – Sitting outside – Tylers’ Pub. I don’t have a problem visualizing what a space can look like if edited, even if the walls are painted in two conflicting colors and filled … Continue reading

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