Thinking Without Mortar

Thinking Without Mortar Lew French began his career as a general contractor with an affinity for stone. He came to Martha’s Vineyard more than twenty years ago and built his first fireplace in a common spec home with boulders gathered

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Home Sweet Schooner

Home Sweet Schooner In the hottest summer months, boats, for many in Annapolis, are floating second homes ideal for wandering the Chesapeake Bay. Arthur “Art” Birney’s 56-foot schooner Adventurer, with its generous cockpit, roomy cabin, seven bunks, and two bathrooms,

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The Power of the O | A Sculptural Home on the South River

During this home’s construction from 2005 to 2007, the little boy next door told his mom he was learning geometry from the house, recalls Dr. Edward Vesely, who lives in the home with wife Dr. Angela Miele, and their two

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Garage Of Glory

What do swamp jungles, parachutes, deserts, and search and destroy missions have to do with Arthur and Kathy Hutchins’ 3,600ft. garage? With a gleaming ‘56 Ford F-100 truck, 19 street rods and antique automobiles? Everything. “This is the truck that

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Pavlova, A Dessert as Light as a Ballerina

In The Kitchen With Louise Nielsen Pavlova, A Dessert as Light as a Ballerina Pavlova. Light. Cloud-like. A cumulus dream, topped with fruit. Its base is a meringue, egg whites whipped and baked into a crisp shell, its center soft

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Happy Days In A Pasadena Garage

Happy Days In A Pasadena Garage Three years ago, Steven Buck built a garage on his seventeen acre waterfront estate in Pasadena, MD, not simply as shelter to store his vintage cars, but to capture a specific era of days

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