The first part of this history describes the relationships among three early pioneer families of Bath Twp., Allen Co., OH, USA. Their origins in Trumbull Co., OH, New York, Connecticut, and Rhode... More > Island are discussed. Many descendants of the families are outlined in the second part of the book.
The cost of the book includes a free copy of a DVD to be produced in the near future containing digital versions of pictures and source material used in the book. If you purchase the book, email your name and address to the author so that you can receive the DVD when it is ready.< Less
After a number of years constructing buildings and building components, I returned to school to study for my master in architecture. Following this, I have begun to integrate an understanding of... More > building construction with a developing theoretical curiosity.
The result is a series of professional and academic projects of which the highlights are featured here. If there is a commonality among them, it is that the works reflect a constant refinement and reconciliation between the full scale detail, on one hand, and the broadest effects of space on its occupants on the other. Among these, the ability of material to shape light is explored as a practice spanning materiality, digital representation, and space making. The drawings and renderings tread the difficult path between human centered conceptual thinking, and the materials and processes of construction, striving to develop for their respective projects the relationship between the two.< Less
Gypsy Rose Thorne was gothic, which made her an outcast in her small Indiana town. Raised by her abusive, alcoholic father, shunned at her high school, disvalued and alone. Gypsy's only escape from... More > the harsh price of individuality was her poetry, which she preferred to sneak away and write in the serene setting of Walnut Hill Cemetery. It was in that cemetery one night as Gypsy wrote, her words and thoughts consumed with her own suicide, that she would meet Damian Chambers. A man, dark and different, that would not only affirm the existence of love for her but also divulge a creature long ago dismissed as myth. It would be Damian's kiss that would wake feelings long dead within Gypsy and it would be his bite that would invite her to run with the pack.< Less