Tag Archives: construction

Book Review: Heavy Timber Structure`

Heavy Timber Structures:  Creating Comfort In Public Spaces, by Anthony F. Zaya and Timothy Diener [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Schiller Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In reading this book, it is important … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Rustic Retreats

Rustic Retreats:  A Build-It-Yourself Guide, by David & Jeanie Stiles Although I do not consider myself the most handy person when it comes to constructing buildings [1] or anything else of the kind, I found this book to be very … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

‘Cause If You Get It Wrong, You’ll Get It Right Next Time

For reasons that are difficult to understand, Thursday mornings are particularly unpleasant times to drive to work in the morning [1] in the course of the week. Today, for example, it took me two hours to drive to work, and … Continue reading

Posted in Musings | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Some Minutes Of The Vancouver Affordable Housing Community Forum Meeting: Part Two

[Note: This is my record of the second part of a two part community forum held at the Vancouver Central Library in downtown Vancouver, Washington about the issue of affordable housing within the community. The minutes to the first meeting … Continue reading

Posted in American History, History, Musings | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments