Mud Girls

Cob, also known as earthen building or natural building, is a mixture of sand, clay, straw and water. It is mixed by hand (and often by foot) and is applied by hand. That makes it sculptable and takes imaginative esthetics to another level. People around the world have been building with cob for centuries. Although […]


I should have known that I would be in for quite a ride when I let Judy into my bedroom. My dear friend, although she can be positively anal about her narrow definition of good taste, has good instincts when it comes to a functional, yet comely, home. She’s been on my case about getting […]