Connie Mery's art

This is really a nice blog of Connie Mery’s paintings, many with apt quotations:

By nature, my old friend on East Mountain

treasures the beauty of hills and valleys.

Spring now green, you lie

in empty woods still sound asleep under a midday sun,

your robe growing lucid in pine winds,

rocky streams rinsing ear and heart clean.

No noise, no confusion—

all I want is this life pillowed high in emerald mist.

Li Po

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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