Matthias Church — Budapest’s Splashy, Gorgeous, Over-the-Top Church of Kings

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I've got lots of favorite churches. Most of them you've heard of --  St. Peter's, of course. But also Chartres, Westminster … [Read more...]

Visions of the Baby Jesus Light Up Centuries of Art

  By Barbara Falconer Newhall The Baby Jesus. Far away and long ago a baby was born, one who has inspired centuries of artists -- and lights … [Read more...]

The First Presbyterian Church of Birmingham, Michigan — Last Stop on My One-Woman Road Trip

By Barbara Falconer Newhall It had been a wonderful tour around Michigan's lower peninsula. Just me, a full tank of gas, and my trusty … [Read more...]

Mason County, Michigan — My One-Woman Road Trip Takes Me to Falconer Country

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The Poet of Mason County My father was a bit of a poet during his college years. The flyleaves of his undergraduate textbooks … [Read more...]

Inside Pentwater’s Antler Bar — A Beer Too Many

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The one-woman road trip continues: I had some great stuff to post Saturday night -- photos of Lake Michigan sand and … [Read more...]