The Real Story Of Our Stunning “Tiffany” Window – A Sparkling Jewel

“Color is to the eye what music is to the ear.: – Louis Comfort Tiffany At the first turn of the curved front staircase in our home is a stunning Tiffany style mosaic stained glass window.  We first laid eyes on it the summer of 1987 when we traveled to Kansas on a “pre-house hunting” […]

Five Invisible Threads Holding A Carousel True To Purpose

“Invisible threads are the strongest ties.”  ― Friedrich Nietzsche My husband and I are members of Botanica, The Wichita Gardens.  This is the new home for the Joyland Carousel which opened to the public fall of 2019.  We visited the building site several times while it was under construction. Then as an anniversary outing, in December […]

How History Makes a Difference – Three Families of Maison Steinbuchel

We live in a designated Kansas State Historic Landmark, The Steinbuchel House.  We are fortunate there is a book that tells the story of how three families converged to become the household that occupied this property.  From 1912 to the late 1940s, this clan shaped the story of this home. The book is currently an […]