Cliff May’s Airplanes

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Cliff May was an avid flyer.  Family and friends recall his many adventures including a plane crash.  If you want to read more about May’s flying and airplanes, a great source is Daniel… Continue reading

Cliff May Before LA to be published

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Mary just received the good news from the Journal of San Diego History that her article on Cliff May’s beginnings in 1930s San Diego has been accepted for publication.  Ten years of research… Continue reading

Kitchen Remodeling Challenge

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We live in a typical 1960s split level house that’s just turned 50 and needs some major maintenance and updating.  The current job is the kitchen, which we wanted to update when we… Continue reading

The Crib Rocks

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Today prize-winning architect Jeff Broadhurst unveiled his Crib, a modernist cabin, at the Mansion at Strathmore in Bethesda, Maryland.  Based on a cabin he built for his family in West Virginia, this updated… Continue reading

Polymer Clay Jewelry by In-Boon

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At Hometown Holidays, the Memorial Day weekend street fair in downtown Rockville, Maryland, I encountered the polymer clay jewelry of Wiwat Kamolpornwijit, an award-winning Thai artist working in Alexandria, Virginia, who’s doing business… Continue reading