Monday Morning Blue Skies

Etta James’ latest album The Dreamer (probably her last) is on, listening to her version of Otis’ Cigarettes and Coffee, a lovely song, sun is shining. Hey, just got an idea, took out my CD, The Otis Redding Anthology, (a great 2-CD set), and put on the Otis version. I don’t want no cream or sugar, I got you baby…How is it that a singer can make you ache?

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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