Subway Tiles? Not in My Kitchen

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Subway tiles. You see them everywhere -- in people's houses and all over TV shows like "Property Brothers," "Flip or Flop," … [Read more...]

Dying Jesus . . . Dying Churches?

  By Barbara Falconer Newhall Churches were at the top of my list of photo subjects as Jon and I set out last month for a three-week river … [Read more...]

Olympic Sculpture Park Photos — Cool Art, Really Cool Park

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Can't decide whether to take in a modern art museum or go for a walk in the city? In Seattle, you can have it both ways -- … [Read more...]

Tudor Bungalows in the Twin Cities—Little Houses With a Big Sense of Humor

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Can a house have a sense of humor? Charm, yes, of course. But a sense of humor? Houses are houses. They’re serviceable. … [Read more...]

I Brake for Floor Plans — I Like to See How Those Other People Live

By Barbara Falconer Newhall It’s Sunday morning. I pull the New York Times Magazine from the fat stack of newspapers on the breakfast table, fully … [Read more...]