Sarah Morgan Mansion and Gilded age Museum

Built-in 1893 by Sarah Morgan who inherited 800-900k which is 27 million dollars today, sister of the financier J.P. Morgan. The mansion went through a number of incarnations before opening to the public as a museum and event venue. It is currently listed on the national register of historic places and as an official project of the federal “Save America’s Treasures” program. The mansion is familiar to many as the site of the orphanage in the Academy Award-winning film, The Cider House Rules. Continue reading “Sarah Morgan Mansion and Gilded age Museum”

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Sarah Morgan’s Carriage House

In 1893 Sarah Morgan, sister of the financier J.P. Morgan which we know as Chase. On her property, the Morgan’s also built two charming brick gatehouses and a carriage house in the same decorative style as her mansion. The horses were stabled here and pastured in a large sloping field across Walker St. Upstairs in the carriage house were living quarters for the men who worked on the property. Continue reading “Sarah Morgan’s Carriage House”

Enjoy the little Things

Someone recently replied to one of my Instagram Stories and said “yo ass be everywhere” my reply: “you gotta move around” I thought it was interesting because I honestly don’t think I do enough and I make my backyard look more than what it is because I know how to be a tourist in my hometown especially if people are going to travel to us as a vacation why not live your life well and mean it. That’s all I’m doing I utilize what’s already here I don’t want God to humble me and then I won’t have a choice I rather enjoy it now and then move on to better. Continue reading “Enjoy the little Things”

Paintings of Violence

Paintings of Violence (Why I am not a mere Christian) is an installation by Rachel Howard that examines religion, mortality, and violence specifically the more subtle kinds of “controlled violence” that are meticulously planned and calmly executed. The title is taken from two opposing polemics, “Why I Am Not a Christian” by Bertrand Russell and “Mere Christianity” by C.S. Lewis. Continue reading “Paintings of Violence”

Tell your Story and Tell it Well

Making the most of everything I do I’m loving this weather here in Stockbridge, MA home of the famous Norman Rockwell I actually went out to His museum today and then I went to visit his gravestone with a friend I know right we are extreme it’s only 22 mins away from where we live because He was buried before His legacy visiting his grave is like paying respect to anyone you know that’s how up close and personal you can get at the sight, so he literally lives 22 mins away from me. Continue reading “Tell your Story and Tell it Well”