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Co-Housing, Part 3: Matters of Containment

Once you decide you can stomach living on turf defined as an easement, without any ownership rights, and you’re still determined how to live affordably and sustainably, then your next challenge is to overcome your aversion to the boxcar lifestyle. One of my daughters, a writer with considerable imagination, had to put away the Gertrude […]

Co-Housing: Part One – Matters of Style

Query: ‘So, you’re arguing that everyone in detached housing ought to be mobile, right? Doesn’t that conjure up the North Shore Oahu crowd in the 1960s, living along the beach, or the movie-conjured, white-trash, trailer-court life styles?’No, I’m not saying folks should be eager to pull up stakes and move their homes on 24 hours’ […]