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carolbrandywine

Lovely molding on the living room ceiling. So special to have a collection of artwork made by your mom.

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karavosk
Love this! Colourful, fun and glamorous all at the same time.
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I love using this in a partial shade setting! And it's very hardy!

Great choice.
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kkbear
I'm glad that there are people who like this sort of thing, but to me it would feel more like a jail cell. I'm more in the "go big or go home" camp. I'm not some hoarder or anything, but you could not pen ANYTHING in one of these.
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summilux

Commenters on LibraryThing often note that they live in a library with attached bedroom, bath and kitchen. In our case add woodworking shop, sewing area, bicycle storage and chemical and digital darkroom spaces. We live in an established ranch house area no more than 35 minutes by bike or 15minutes by car from work and anything we need on a week to week basis. It's affordable, leaves a low carbon footprint and is conductive to a producing rather than consuming lifestyle. People tend to stay for years and spend time at home so there's more opportunity and incentive to be good neighbors.

Small homes are fine if you don't spend much time at home. Most of my single/YA life was spent in dwellings in the 400 to 500 sq.ft range. But I only spent an hour or two of my waking time in my apt. Socializing and recreational activities outside of one's home in a big city gets expensive fast. Also, small dwellings in large cities often have transient populations- so being a part of a community is often difficult and takes time and effort. As for inexpensive, an OPB article on micro housing in Portland had a single person paying $1800/mo (utilities included!) rent for 350sq. ft.

Link to the article http://www.opb.org/news/article/npr-living-small-in-the-city-with-more-singles-micro-housing-gets-big/

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Patty
Wood6970 that is so funny and true. It really is very hardy and easy to grow!
   August 20, 2014 at 12:50PM
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palomitas2002
i'll grow swiss chard in Ireland all year around and I tell you, it's never really warm weather ;)
   September 3, 2014 at 1:50AM
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