We’re building a house! – Part 2

In case you missed the last post, we’re finally building a house! This post is a personal reflection of how I got to the point of choosing such a radically non-conventional approach to building a house — using material straight … Read More

We’re building a house!

We’re building a house! I’ve dreamed about building a house since I was a kid. In fact, I once got a birthday present at age 13 of a big book of house plans. I loved looking through these, imagining the … Read More

On Permaculture and living an examined life

My partner, Doro, recently reflected on her experience visiting the Permaculture Research Institute at Zaytuna Farms.  It inspired me to write about how the design principles that went into the farm can be applied way beyond farming — even to … Read More