Future Homes and Neighborhoods Will Likely Be Compact, Greener, and Friendlier

American home and neighborhood designs change constantly. If you put yourself randomly in a 20th century neighborhood, chances are that you could tell the decade it was built, even after the avocado-green siding is replaced. We may be in for an even bigger than normal shift in the next decade. How will a 2015 neighborhood… Continue reading Future Homes and Neighborhoods Will Likely Be Compact, Greener, and Friendlier

Ed’s Ed

Monday, September 10, 2001 It was mid-afternoon when I drove out to visit my friend, Ed Cain, on his five-acre parcel of land near Port Townsend, Washington. In a clearing of Douglas fir and white cedar, he’d built a modest two-room house and studio, a sizable vegetable garden, and several large pens in which he… Continue reading Ed’s Ed

Eyewitness to History: 9/11 Fighter Pilot and Artist Unite to Recreate ‘First Pass’ Over Washington

Maj. Dean Eckmann is a soft-spoken North Dakota native whose lifelong love for military aviation transformed him, in one profound moment on September 11, 2001, into what he acknowledges to be “an eyewitness to history, to the day that changed all of America, forever.” On the morning of 9/11, Eckmann, 36, was with his Fargo-based… Continue reading Eyewitness to History: 9/11 Fighter Pilot and Artist Unite to Recreate ‘First Pass’ Over Washington