On the Beach with Louie and Titch

Louie (left) is my separated-at-birth brother and the primary builder in our book Homework; he still rides a 500-foot zipline across a river to get to and from his home.

Titch and I are brothers in the sense that his last name is Jones, my mom’s maiden name — Welsh — and we were both born on April 28th. We had wild ducks and Louie’s red wine for dinner the night before. It was a spectacular day at the beach, after 2 days of rain. The 3 of us wander beaches whenever we get together.

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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