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Visiting Fallingwater

Sep 1, 2013

Fallingwater was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright (no relation) and is one of the greatest pieces of architecture anywhere. It was designed as a mountain retreat for the Kaufmann Family in 1935. Frank Lloyd Wright was the master of his craft and this house was a major pinnacle of his illustrious career.   I took these shots on a muggy, rainy day during a site seeing tour with my wife. This was a major item on my bucket list and…

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Visiting Monticello

Aug 29, 2013

This is Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. It’s located just outside Charlottesville, Virginia. I’ve wanted to see it in person since I was a little boy but after studying architecture, it became even more of a priority to visit. My wife and I decided to take a road trip vacation and this was one of our stops. I’m so glad we decided to visit. Thomas Jefferson was an Architect, among many other things, and Monticello was his Plantation home and his architectural…

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Visiting Washington D.C.

Aug 28, 2013

This trip to Washington D.C. was part of a road trip vacation that my wife and took together. She had never been to Washington D.C. and I had visited several times as a young boy, so I was eager to take her. The photos that follow are a handful of the sites that we visited. We tried to pack in as much site seeing as possible into this trip. And of course my favorite part of Washington D.C. was the…

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Visiting Washington and Lee University

Aug 27, 2013

This was one of the last stops on our vacation road trip and it was one of the most beautiful places we happened to visit. This is part of Washington and Lee University which is located in Lexington, Virginia.┬áIt’s named after George Washington and Robert E. Lee and is the ninth oldest institution of higher learning in the country.