All posts tagged: Frank Lloyd Wright

“Brilliant but Insufferable” (A direct quote from the man himself)

“What do you think?” Date #7 asks, his voice no more than a whisper as he slips his arm around my back. “I think I need to write a best seller,” I reply.  “Several, actually.” We’re standing atop one of the many terraces that comprise Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, the admission to which has been my “birthday surprise” from Date #7, and I am suffering from a serious bout of rich-people envy. The desk on the third floor alone is enough to send me into a tizzy—how could one fail to write the great American novel with such a view?—and each terrace is bigger than the last. “You could host some really great parties here,” I muse. Date #7 just nods and I surmise that he’s probably not the party hosting type. At the conclusion of our tour, he leads me down the path to a clearing in the woods that offers the best view of the house.  Once I’ve snapped my fill of pictures, he hands my camera to one of the guides and …