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Lloyd's Blog 2014-04-11 23:40:00
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"I?ve previously taken a look at concepts that explore how parking garages can be harnessed to provide pint-sized housing in increasingly cramped cities. Now, a team of students and faculty from the Savannah College of Art and Design are transforming the starry-eyed notion of living where you park into a reality as part of a game-changing initiative that marries adaptive reuse …
Lloyd's Blog 2014-04-11 10:30:00
"Four of us co-exist in a space that is just under 350 square feet, on our 10-acre homestead in Northeast Missouri. Moving onto raw land, we began construction on our home in late February 2013, and moved into an unfinished, but warm and insulated structure in late October. While we have dreams of someday building a timber framed straw bale home, …
Lloyd's Blog 2014-04-10 17:40:00
I know I've said this before, but it's really paid off to build a tight, rat-and other critter-proof chicken coop plus yard. Billy Cummings did the honors here: concrete floor for their nesting room and feed room, aviary wire on the sides and top of the yard; wire down into the ground a foot or so at bottom edges of yard …
Lloyd's Blog 2014-04-10 17:12:00
Shame Shame Shame by Shirley & Company on Grooveshark
Lloyd's Blog 2014-04-10 10:30:00
"Dear Lloyd,My husband and I have been devoted followers of his blog and books for years. We opened Freedonia Mercantile & Design in 2009, partly due to your inspiration. I just thought this might be of some interest. We use reclaimed materials when possible and specialize in ferrocement and mosaic work. We live with our son in a 1920's 700sqft bungalow …
Lloyd's Blog 2014-04-10 00:18:00
"Limited Time Only: 10×16 Pond House including free shipping to continental USA and parts of Canada?"From Tiny House Listings, click here.
Lloyd's Blog 2014-04-09 18:49:00
Pepe Alvarez just put up a portfolio of his photos. I just went through the entire batch. They're quite wonderful. Such a variety and they all hit home with me.http://photo.net/photodb/member-photos?user_id=4009966&include=all&unlimit=1
Lloyd's Blog 2014-04-09 17:13:00
4/9/14Anonymous has left a new comment on your post St. Paul & the Broken Bones:Very good version of the Sam Cooke classic but I still think this is the best: And: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fALdOkf_eCM
Lloyd's Blog 2014-04-09 16:52:00
From Anonymous:"Amazing..Video of Fox hunting Mice under Three Feet of SnowHe uses Magnetic North to Hunt under Snow..."
Lloyd's Blog 2014-04-09 10:30:00
"Architect Pietro Belluschi was internationally celebrated during his lifetime for designing skyscrapers, churches with steeples that pierced the clouds and glass-walled homes perched on top of hills. Few people know, however, that the man who shaped Portland?s towering skyline outfitted a tiny teahouse in the backyard of his last residence..."Click here.
Lloyd's Blog 2014-04-08 17:04:00
Looks like a huge wave, right? Well, the wave's about 18" high and that's a remote controlled mini surfer, about 6" high. These things zoom all over the place, do flips, always land right side up. Below looks like tribute to Rainier Ale, we used to call it "green death."
Lloyd's Blog 2014-03-27 17:45:00
From Pinterest here. Unfortunately, like so many photos on Pinterest, there is no way to track down the photogtrapher.
Lloyd's Blog 2014-03-27 01:07:00
Blue Yodel #6 - 1930 by Jimmie Rodgers on Grooveshark
Lloyd's Blog 2014-03-27 00:55:00
Lew just showed me his on his FaceBook page before he left the office tonight. Sure brightened up the rest of the day!
Lloyd's Blog 2014-03-26 20:12:00
Been going through photos from recent trip; will post a few now and then when I get time.
Lloyd's Blog 2014-03-26 19:01:00
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2014Subject: [SALT] Government as radical, patient VC (Mariana Mazzucato talk)"The iPhone, Mazzucato pointed out, is held up as a classic example of world-changing innovation coming from business. Yet every feature of the iPhone was created, originally, by multi-decade government-funded research. From DARPA came the microchip, the Internet, the micro hard drive, the DRAM cache, and Siri. …
Lloyd's Blog 2014-03-26 18:12:00
"... this is the best waterfront value in the Gulf Islands & only 8 min from Vancouver. 17,000 sq ft lot with 65 ft of WATERFRONT frontage. This rustic cabin is in original condition with lots of life left & an incredible waterfront view. Features include, low bank access to water, rain water catchment system. Private westerly facing lot with deep …
Lloyd's Blog 2014-03-25 17:31:00
"Ryan Mitchell lives and breathes tiny houses. He has been running the popular website The Tiny Life for the past five years; is currently planning a tiny house conference for approximately 120 people in Charlotte, N.C., where he lives; and has written a book on tiny living that?s due to be published in July. To top it off, he recently finished …
Lloyd's Blog 2014-03-24 23:09:00
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Lloyd's Blog 2014-03-09 01:25:00