My Kingdom For A Car

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…”

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DWELL Being, Vancouver

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.

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Home Is Where… Summer 2004

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...

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Both Sides of the Street – April 5, 2003

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...

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Where I once lived…

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...

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