I’m at SheLovesMagazine today, writing about what happens when I try to be my own architect, laborer and general contractor all rolled into one.
A small suburb of my hometown contains several homes designed by architect Frank
Lloyd Wright. They were built in the 1940s when the area was completely rural;
getting there meant you had to drive out to the country. Now the city has sprawled to
the point where there’s no gap between the two. Still, it’s easy to drive past these
houses because they were specifically built to be a distinct part of the environment.
Wright once said, “No house should ever be on a hill or on anything. It should be of
the hill. Belonging to it. Hill and house should live together each the happier for the
Other.” (Continue reading at SheLovesMagazine)