Running Notes

Normally, when I run, I observe the houses in the neighborhoods. Sometimes I take note of which architectural styles I prefer, or of the landscaping, or additions to the house, how many have vinyl siding, which houses are newer, how many decades old each house is, and so on. While this might be terribly inaccurate, … Continue reading Running Notes

My (Misguided) Preservation Induced Psychosis

Historic houses and modern houses are easy to distinguish from each other, right? For the sake of this argument, historic means the typical 50+ years-old home. I tend to scoff at modern homes, particularly brand new construction because generally it seems like it is only enormous, ostentatious, energy sucking McMansions being built or condos in … Continue reading My (Misguided) Preservation Induced Psychosis