What Is Happening With The Cute Biplane Build?

The Biplane Build:  To invent an airplane is nothing. To build one is something. But to fly is everything. – Otto Lilienthal Aviation is still considered a man’s world by many. The time to reach young ladies is during their first years of school. Research has shown that although children may change their minds several […]

How Quilts Embrace And Reflect Their Creators

“The eldest ones said that the laughter and tears are sewn right into the quilt, part and parcel, stitch by stitch. Emotions, experiences, heartbreak, mourning, pain, and regret, stitched into the cloth, along with happiness, satisfaction, cheer, comfort, and love. The finished quilts were a living thing, a reflection of the spirits of its creators.” […]

How Legacy Story Touches Generations Through Honesty, Smiles, & Conversation

“Deep under our feet the Earth holds its molten breath, while the bones of countless generations watch us and wait.”  ― Isaac Marion, Warm Bodies When we became the owners and stewards of a historic landmark home, we knew it was special, but we had no idea of the generations of connections that would come with it […]

Why Maison Steinbüchel? The Revealing Details Of The Unpretentious Name!

“And those from among you will rebuild the ancient ruins; you will raise up the age-old foundations; you will be called the repairer of the breach, the restorer of the streets in which to dwell.”   Isaiah 58:12 I am putting together a group of posts about how the families, for whom our historic home […]

Your Story Emerging As A Powerful Heirloom

“In a country whose character and circumstances are constantly changing, the little facts and incidents, which are the life of history, soon pass from the minds even of the present generation” – Anonymous As I drove and then walked a revitalized section of downtown Detroit, MI, I navigated to locations provided by a small book […]

What One Thing Never Fails? Love, The Eternal Kind

Love Never Fails….. (1 Corinthians 13:8) The gavel came down and the divorce was final.  My childhood sweetheart, the boy down the street had simply decided he did not want to be married.  I had no say, no voice in the matter, except to go on record that this was not my desire, but the […]

Research Is What I’m Doing While Figuring What Out What Inspires Others

Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing – Wernher von Braun The research required in assembling a BLOG post on the various family members who lived in our historic home always takes more time than anticipated.  This is due in part to unanticipated obstacles, both in the process and the […]