Amidst ‘Noise and Haste,’ Searching for Healing

( ⌚︎ this post has been updated) "Go placidly amid the noise in haste." That's a verse from the Desiderata, one of my favorite poems of all time. Right now there's a lot of both going on at Cannon House, as the place is shaking with every swing of the hammer. Literally. As I type. But that … Continue reading Amidst ‘Noise and Haste,’ Searching for Healing

#EcoBuild Tip No. 1: To Chip or Not to Chip?

Brick, brick pieces and mortar refuse is a common occurrence in renovation and building. In our case, we only had a small amount of unusable brick after the initial demo. When Cannon House was renovated in 2008, we brought in a brick chipper and put the remnants under the new porch to help with drainage. … Continue reading #EcoBuild Tip No. 1: To Chip or Not to Chip?