low-impact development

Impossi-bull

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Why is it that of my many friends who are some variant of vegetarian/vegan/pescatarian, it’s this here carnivore who is most excited that Burger…

Fine Point

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“Know your farmer,” is what the kids are all saying these days, right?* When it comes to Pecan Point Farm in Hurtsboro, Alabama, we’ve…

Xero, my hero

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“If stones could dream, they’d dream of being laid  side-by-side, piece-by-piece, and turned into a castle for some towering queen they’re unable to know” —Okkervil River In my…

Introducing: The Krakhaus

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Hubby and I have a sickness. We can’t look at a dilapidated, rotting old home without seeing its potential. When we found this neighborhood…

‘Urbanized’ review

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‘Urbanized’  2011; NR; 85 minutes (available on Netflix streaming) What was it about?: Filmmaker Gary Hustwit says it’s a film about the design of…