BARBARA’S BOOK

Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith" book cover with photo of author Barbara Falconer Newhall

"Any seeker of any faith will be blessed to read the words of this fine author and observer."

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The Dracena Is Dead. Long Live the Dracena

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I did it. I cut the dracena marginata growing wild in our living room down to size. One of its stalks was eight feet … [Read more...]

The Downside of Things Beautiful — From the Mighty Rose to the Humble Daisy

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The fine artist wannabe in me asserts that, as a rule of thumb, flowers are just too nice, too darned pretty to be the … [Read more...]

In the Garden: Look What Happened to My Front Yard Over the Weekend

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I wasn't looking. I was at the computer all weekend with my back to the world. When I finally took a bleary look out the … [Read more...]

From the de Young — A Final Toss of the Bouquet

  By Barbara Falconer Newhall At times during my visit to the Bouquets to Art exhibition at the de Young on Tuesday, I wondered whether my … [Read more...]

Leaves, Twigs and Seeds at the de Young — It’s Art, but Is It a Bouquet?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall. Nothing seems to be off limits to the 130-plus floral designers who've filled the courts and galleries of the de Young Fine … [Read more...]