Creative Thinking When Zoning Fails

“Densification” “Infill”…modern words.  These words weren’t part of the vocabulary 25 years ago when we bought this little beach house… Across the street was a heavily wooded lot with huckleberries, salal, shorepines, rhoadies…it looked like this…and birds lived here…”habitat.” For 25 years we rolled up to our house knowing that one day we’d drive in […]

Quick Beach Visit

We had a new fence built this week, between our house and the house-of-constant-renters…maybe you remember how it looked the summer before last..here…so we zoomed over to take a look…it’s good! It poured and blew and sheeted down on Saturday… but today dawned sunny and clear and perfect for getting out the sweet old bikes…wedding […]

One Day Off

It rained today.  As my friend Ellen put it, about waking up to a recent rainy Vermont day “…it seemed an invitation to a Reading Day.  I accepted.”  Ahhh… I think my life to be pretty full and fun…making things, seeing things, good work to do, interesting people, lots of art, a supportive family, beautiful […]