sustainability

what a difference a YEAR makes

what a difference a YEAR makes

"There is more to life than simply increasing its speed" - Mahatma Gandi In April, we celebrated one year in our new home. While they say time flies, I have felt more like I am living in slow motion than at warp speed.  This is partly due I’m sure to the slow and...

SYSTEMS not spaces

SYSTEMS not spaces

"Simple living is skillful living" - Satish Kumar For many years, I have strived to live a more simplified life. What does that mean you ask?  For me it means having more of what I need and use, and less of what I don’t. It means having space around me, and this...

nothing is certain but DEATH…

nothing is certain but DEATH…

“That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet”- Emily Dickinson “Imagine you are 90” we said to each other, as we began the conversation around designing our new house. Afterall, this was our last home, the final frontier, the place we hoped to...

what you SEE is what you get

what you SEE is what you get

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” – Aristotle First, I want to thank all those who continue to comment on the blog and on the build. I appreciate your interest, your kind comments and all of your great questions.  As the last couple of blog posts...