Monthly Archives: December 2013

A Light in the Attic: A Christmas Story, by Jacqueline Toth

After rushing around for last minute gifts and planning for the perfect day, remember, it’s the simple things that make Christmas special.  I have attached a children’s book my wife wrote for my two boys when they where young.  I wish to share it with everyone in the hope that you will read it to […]

An Eco-friendly Solution to the use of Nitrogen Based Fertilizers within a Resource Zone.

Development within a Riverfront Area and sensitive environmental zones is fraught with many requirements typically not encountered in other locations.  One specific regulation is the restricted use of Nitrogen based fertilizers for plants, gardens and lawns.  These regulations were put in place because the leaching of Nitrates into the surrounding waters and soils causes adverse […]

Water Towers Rise Again — See Their New Shapes and Uses

Emptied of water, these structures are now being filled with furnishings to add living space and take advantage of the views Mary Jo Bowling Houzz Editorial Staff; writer, reader, serial remodeler. At the end of the 19th century, home water towers were all about function. Back then they were used to collect and store water, […]

Some Things are Cool and Some are “Wicked Awesome.”

Forms in Nature Forms in Nature. The Light sculpture Forms in Nature resembles Darwinist Ernst Haeckel’s drawings . Using a simple action, such as intensifying the brightness at the center of the artwork, the light transforms the space and adds character, as the work throws oversized shadows onto walls and ceilings in the space in which […]