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Clamming, Tiny Homes on the Move, New Camera, Trip Up Coast Today

I’m swamped with stuff to do lately — all good — not much time for blogging. Went clamming Friday via kayak. Got 8 horsenecks, 2 Washington clams, bunch of white cockels. Finally got my clam gun working. I like the idea of getting to the mudflats by human power. Clam cakes for dinner last night…On Friday I dropped off a copy of Tiny Homes On The Move at Kevin Kelly’s house, and he wrote:

“I read it cover to cover tonight. What a joy. It’s the most aspirational book you’ve done, making me say, I really should do *that.* Reading it is a lot of fun. Dwelling + Travel. What’s not to covet?  Great job on the book. Def a cool tool.”…Also on Friday I bought my dream camera at Keeble & Schuchat  in Palo Alto (my fave camera store in USA and that includes BH Photo in NYC) from my camera guru, Gary: Olympus OMD M1, with an ED 12-50mm (24-100 mm) zoom lens (built in macro)

(camera nuts see below*)…Heading 3 hours north along the coast right now to hang out for the week with my pal Louie — will be blogging re aventuras.

My fishing/hunting/foraging/preserving books

*I can use all the lenses (full set) from my Panasonic Lumix 4/3…NO shutter lag…Compact in much the same way the Olympus OM1 film camera was, maybe 1/3 smaller than the Canon and Nikon honkers…I could have saved about $100 at Amazon (out of $1800), but talking over all the options with a human expert is way worth it…

54-46 Was My Number by Toots & The Maytals on Grooveshark

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:

One Response to Clamming, Tiny Homes on the Move, New Camera, Trip Up Coast Today

  1. Very excited for you about your camera! I just got a 'new to me' new one, will one day graduate to what you've got but in the meantime, it's fun fun fun ahead!

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