We were in the early throes of creating the “Uncommon Promise” website, and had many talks about what it meant to put something “out into the world.” We wondered how to do that and still maintain the sense of independence and authenticity fundamental to the life we were creating. Our friend had scheduled a retreat […]
Sometimes, when you can’t have a window on the world, you have to make one anyway!
A brainstorm rewarded us with a great new idea for the garden: a “perch,” built into the slope behind the house, overlooking the grape arbor, the studio, and of course the valley. Besides many heavy stones, we needed some gravel. So, we went to one of our favorite ferramente, hardware stores, Guidotti in Pontassieve. Since […]