mavb.us URL fixed!

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At long last, we’ve transferred the mavb.us URL to WordPress and it’s completely clean of trojans. You can reach us either at mavb.us (the official URL since it’s so short) or xamary.wordpress.com (which… Continue reading

Modern Playhouse for Children (and Cats)

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When I was conducting research on Cliff May in San Diego, I encountered a charming playhouse in the front yard of a home in Mission Hills near Randolph and Ft. Stockton.  Composed of… Continue reading

Lecture on Cliff May in San Diego in March 2009

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The Historic Places Committee of the San Diego Historical Society is planning a lecture on Cliff May (who started and ended his career in San Diego) on March 11, 2009 at 5:30 pm… Continue reading

Blogging Delays

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Sorry for the long delay in posting and if anyone has encountered problems access our blog. Our Web site “mavb.us” was hacked earlier this year and introduced trojans to send visitors off to… Continue reading

Modernist masterpiece in Maryland

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One of my favorite modern buildings in Maryland is the BAE Systems office at 13900 Connecticut Avenue (the official address is Silver Spring, but it’s far from the downtown–it’s really much closer to… Continue reading