Category Archives: The ‘hood

Gender-bending the rules of Architecture

GENDER BENDING THE RULES OF ARCHITECTURE On a typical windy winter day like today, an old wood house lets you live among the elements. To me, it is wonderfully primal to smell the snow¬¬-laced winter air as it whirls into … Continue reading

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The Sweet Decay of Autumn

Walking outside to mail a letter, I stopped to breathe in the fall air. In one breath memories of childhood autumns in Michigan came rushing back into me, settling into my brain for the day. Images, scents and sounds were … Continue reading

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It’s Fall! Grab a beer and mow.

All it takes is one neighborhood nut job and we are all at risk. Every three days in the summer, our neighbor, I’ll call her Irene, fires up her red Toro riding mower at 8am and races around her raised … Continue reading

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Just Another Day in Suburban Hell

It’s Saturday and we are in the driveway unloading the car after a trip to the liquor store.  I am loaded down with two six packs of Blue Moon for Jim and two bottles of wine for me.  Connie and … Continue reading

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