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December 24th, 2008 Firewall Your Vacation Time

There was a mountain resort my family vacationed at years ago that didn’t have phones. A smart resort developer realized they could save the expense of running phone lines to condos, and sell it as a benefit. Even twenty five years ago this seem...
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December 23rd, 2008 Happiness by Design

One of the overlooked causes of both happiness and misery is the quality of our environment. The walls, chairs, buildings, and streets that surround us have a profound effect on the way we think, feel, and act. Some places just feel good. The min...
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December 22nd, 2008 How to Build a Snow Fort - A Brief Introduction

Winter is a great time to spend at the cabin. Everything looks different under a heavy layer of snow and the opportunities for recreation are endless. However it’s tempting to hibernate inside especially with a good fire and book on the go. Be w...
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December 17th, 2008 Most Design Sucks

Most buildings work pretty well. They keep you dry and warm, but that’s where it stops. The spaces we inhabit on a day to day basis are primarily functional, boring and utilitarian. They don’t even try to make your life better, and that sucks. ...
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