Rocky Mountain Adventures

For more than 125 years, people have traveled from all over the world to witness the incomparable grandeur of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Back in 1885, when Banff became Canada’s first National Park, the only way to visit was aboard the Canadian Pacific Railway....

Malibu Magnificence

When architect Lewin Wertheimer began building the East Coast–inspired, shingle-style property in Malibu that he’d spent a couple of years designing for a client, he never anticipated what would happen next. “We went through the entire design phase and actually...

A Fresh Perspective

It all began with a quest for more land. As Carolyn Duryea Smith, founder and partner of Hourglass Wine Company, in St. Helena, California, explains, “The wine we created from the original four-acre Hourglass Vineyard, which my husband’s family purchased in 1976,...

Garden Music – An Ecosystem Pond

“If there is magic on the planet, it is contained in the water,” American philosopher and natural science writer Loren Eiseley once observed. Certainly anyone who’s sat on a bench by a garden pond has experienced that magic firsthand. The moments we spend quietly...