Madonna and Child

In 1890 the American artist Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848 – 1933) created this masterpiece in glass. It is now housed at the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park, Florida.  It is a rather large piece, having a diameter of about six feet. I had the privilege of seeing this work and being granted […]

Bed & Breakfast Bounty

As yummy as a breakfast of freshly baked cranberry orange muffins, fresh fruit, homemade granola and freshly squeezed orange juice is, it’s even better when eaten by the warmth of a mesquite wood fire in a charming bed and breakfast. The Briar Patch Inn ( in Oak Creek Canyon on the outskirts of Sedona, Arizona is just such […]