Taste some wines, save some windows at historic bed and breakfast

photo by Jumping Rocks Eight-foot-tall stained glass windows greet you as you enter Vrooman Mansion’s two-story foyer. They are original to the mansion that is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. In the style of the 19th-century revival to the classic craftsmanship, … Continue reading

Top 10 Reasons Why I Love Living in an Old House in Bloomington, IL

There is something special about an old house. Maybe it is the architectural details or amazing craftsmanship so rarely found in homes built today. Or it could be the unique characteristics, like stained glass windows. What stands out the most … Continue reading