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Pocket Neighborhoods – Book Review

Pocket Neighborhoods: Creating Small-Scale Community in a Large-Scale World I recently received Ross Chapin’s new book called Pocket Neighborhoods to review and share with you. This is a beautiful coffee table style hard bound book written by Ross Chapin. Ross Chapin is an architect and long-time advocate for sensibly sized houses and vibrant neighborhoods. He leads […]

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Gnome Home

When I was six years old, one of my Christmas presents was the book, Gnomes, by Wil Huygen and Rien Poortvliet. Even at such a young age, I was charmed so much by the little nocturnal creatures and their tiny, underground homes, that I was bound and determined to also live in one. The book was so well written and so beautifully illustrated, it was as if the Huygen and Poortvliet had been studying the little people for decades.

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Island Year Finding Nova Scotia

Last year Anne Yarbrough shared with us her Nova Scotia Fish House. After living on the island for a year Anne’s husband Greg Brown has written a book called Island Year Finding Nova Scotia. I just completed the book and wanted to give you an overview. Greg and Anne lived a very busy life and […]

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