Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Woods

This afternoon, David, an endlessly inventive designer I’ve worked with for years, wrote us a hopeful message: “So maybe in the new year we 3 can share a beer in the empty apartment and catch a meal down in your … Continue reading

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Wallpaper Diptychs

Traditional plaster walls, which were common until the ’50s, were great things–smooth, hard surfaces denser than concrete. They required considerable skill to make, though. A series of horizontal wooden strips, laths, was nailed to the studs with small spaces between each … Continue reading

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Three Days in Court, Locks, Blood

I’ve been mired in a legal action that’s held my life and finances in suspended animation for a long time. After six years of this anxious stasis I came to the conclusion that I had to act as though there … Continue reading

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