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Frank Lloyd Wright kept odd hours often working in the middle of the night and catching a cat nap during the day.  He had a code so that his architectural students knew when they could approach him. If they spied him sleeping on the bed nearest his desk, they could approach and ask him a question.

If they looked in the window and spied him sleeping on the other bed. Eye y eye, they knew they had better stay out.  

I found it difficult to spy the bed with all the reflections.  

His wife’s open room allowed students to spy on her easily.

I hope you enjoyed spying on the very private life of America’s most famous and controversial architect and his fourth wife.

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    • I agree. I did take a picture one of my sweet older lady friends who fell asleep in my recliner when she stayed with us. It was just too cute, but it didn’t go anywhere. I wouldn’t do that today because it would be too tempting to post! 🙂 I would hate for someone to post a picture of me sleeping!!! 🙂 Not a pretty picture. Even just getting up Vince told me I’m sitting her drinking my coffee with flat hair. (the sin of it!)

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  1. I visited one of the homes he designed in the Phoenix area about 20 years ago.The allure of his eclectic style eluded me. I’ll take a good old-fashioned symmetrical structure any day. (And I really wouldn’t want to have people watching me or my wife while we sleep.)

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