Merriment in Every Cab Ride

Chilón has had just about every cab driver (a dozen, anyway) in stitches. A bunch of them were laughing so hard, they were pounding on the steering wheel and dashboard. Chilón makes everyone feel good. It’s extraordinary I watch faces that are solemn, or maybe a little suspicious, begin to smile, and then laugh. One time Chilón and a cabbie were laughing so hard, the cab was shaking. Today we got a cabbie who told Chilón at least 30 jokes, rapid fire. Screams of laughter…

About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

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