It’s been almost 50 years since Phil Ochs wrote, “I went far but it’s a time for walking, Look how far we’ve come, look how far.
A car, a car, my kingdom for a car…”
Bringing together knowledgeable professionals to help homeowners build Auxiliary Dwelling Units (ADUs) accelerates the creation of new housing and makes Vancouver and Clark County a better place to live for all.read more
House Concert in Home, Washington in 2004 It turned out that the house concert I thought was in Lakebay, Washington was actually in a nearby town called Home. There is something deeply comforting about the cosmic twist that would have me going...read more
Back on January 1, 02000 I made a new millennium resolution. I gave up preparing for the end of the world. If the world ends, it’s going catch me by surprise.read more
We had a peace march in Fort Bragg, California when George W. Bush invaded Iraq. It drew hundreds of coastal citizens who gathered near the Exxon station. We marched down Main Street with banners, flags, drums and a police escort past a contingent of citizens in front...read more
Like Angels Wings (Carry Me) Climbing up the mast Standing in the crows nest Peering through the glass For a last glimpse of home Sail across the sea Abandon the known world Go and be free In a land far away The sail spreads like angel wings Fly over the...read more
Once upon a time, after living in a 10' x 40' trailer for a decade, I said to my spouse, "If living in a trailer until we can afford to have a house built by (high-end custom builder) is a requirement of this marriage, I may need to consider other...read more