Honoring 9/11, Promoting Peace

Honored to have been chosen as my son's interviewee for his 8th grade writing assignment for which he was to interview someone who could recall…

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National Mall Treasures

National Mall — “America’s Front Yard” — is the heart and soul of Washington, D.C. (District of Columbia), the capital of the United States of America;…

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San Diego Taste of Spain

Café Sevilla Restaurant and Tapas Bar Nestled in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego is a wonderful Spanish restaurant. During our last visit,…

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Yosemite Spring

Winter Deluge Enhanced the Beauty of this Natural Treasure, published on Medium

Los Angeles

The great thing about LA is that there is so much variety—in culture, in design, and in options for food, entertainment and shopping.

Cafeteria 15L

Cafeteria 15L celebrates fresh ingredients—comfort food with a fresh, urban twist.

Hearst Castle

This lavish estate, inspired by Spanish architecture, was the ultimate achievement of architect, Julia Morgan.

San Diego Omni La Costa Resort

Catering to guests of all ages with an array of interests, this luxurious resort exemplifies the ultimate in entertainment combined with relaxation and comfort.

California Spanish Mission

The influence of Spanish Baroque and Moorish architecture combined with native Pueblo/adobe construction methods.

Monticello

Inspired by the classics, Thomas Jefferson's iconic home in Charlottesville, Virginia--whose name Monticello means "little mount" in Italian--has become an American icon. In 1987, 200 years…

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U.S. Neoclassical Architecture

...established through the timeless principles of liberty and order...

Apple Hill in the Sierra Nevada

... the contrast of elements found in nature inspires my creativity.

The Contrast of Hoover Dam and Grand Canyon West

Looking for an amazing day trip from Las Vegas?

Inauguration with President Obama

Presidential Inauguration -- January 2009 I had the incredible privilege of traveling for the 1st time to Washington DC for this year's historic inaugural events.…

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Contemporary Mediterranean-Style Design

A home that still represents the beauty of architecture today.