An Education in Nature

Because his parents never married, Leonardo da Vinci was not allowed to receive a formal education. He could not look forward to becoming a notary like his father or to holding any high office. What seemed like a very unfortunate circumstance actually turned out to be a gift. While spending hours roaming the fields surrounding […]

The Art of the Home

In the hustle and bustle of our everyday lives, there’s a strong temptation to prioritize the practical above the pretty and to prize efficiency over aesthetics. Form vs. function is an age-old debate, and it’s a fair question to ponder how much time and energy we should invest in a topic that, at first glance, […]

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