• The Library
  • a carpenter’s life

    Among all categories of architecture, the house is the most intimate. Where one lives, whether simple or elaborate, outdoors or in a high-tech connected home, we can like the chapters of a book, tell our story through the houses we inhabit. In A Carpenter’s Life as told by houses, author Larry Haun does just that. […]

  • Bread & Baking
  • ficelle – two ways

    Well, it is past time I started my journey toward making a great baguette. I’ve read Samuel Fromartz’s wonderful little book, received encouragement to stretch my baking boundaries from reading Peter Reinhart’s The Bread Baker’s Apprentice and for Christmas received Bread Illustrated by America’s Test Kitchen as a gift from Jack, my dog. Also, I’ve […]