I live in Dallas, TX. Many may wonder what Dallas has to offer beyond 100deg temps and oil money. Despite the lack of an ocean there are some sweet concrete waves.
For some reason people see color and pattern as novelty. I want to have it everywhere and so did the owner of this castle.
Zen habits for thought, see link below.
Most often society has it wrong and only a few strong willed individuals actually have it correct. We form life habits out of societal expectations and not intuition or logical thinking. The people who disobey the norms....we usually think those people are crazy. The irony is that ultimately the crazy ideas become the mainstream ones if you give them enough time.