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city plan, part 4: hardscape

city plan, part 4: hardscape

Surprisingly, when I tell most people that we’re getting rid of our lawn, I am met with confusion and what seems like vague anger.  I think that many of us have been raised with this idea that children need lawns and a the large expanse of green is somehow tied to our American Dream and […]

city plan, part 3: lawn removal

city plan, part 3: lawn removal

“Let’s just rent it for 4 hours.  We’ll totally be done by then,” I said to Rob at the Home Depot tool counter. Why do I always say things like that?  Why do I believe it? This is how Rob felt about my scheme after the first 4 hours. I didn’t blame him. And then […]