Re: Cohousing-L digest, Vol 1 #359 - 6 msgs
From: Dave Crawford (davecsonic.net)
Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2002 12:26:01 -0700 (MST)
Message 6:
Elizabeth -- would you please supply us with that delicious Pad Thai
recipe?  If you will send it, I will cook it!

Mary Ruthsdotter
Two Acre Wood, Sebastopol, CA
MaryRu [at] aol.com

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> Today's Topics:
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>    1. Re: Seeking co-housing opportunities in Marin County (Marty Roberts)
>    2. Re: Seeking co-housing opportunities in Marin County (Raines Cohen)
>    3. A sharingwood building lot for sale (Rob Sandelin)
>    4. Re: Seeking co-housing opportunities in Marin County (Elizabeth 
> Stevenson)
>    5. RE: movie review community link (Rob Sandelin)
>    6. pad thai (Elizabeth Stevenson)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 12:30:57 -0800
> From: Marty Roberts <MartyR [at] sonic.net>
> To: <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org>
> Subject: [C-L]_Re: Seeking co-housing opportunities in Marin County
> Reply-To: cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org
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> Matt (and others),
> 
> There are two forming groups in Sonoma County - just north of Marin.  One is
> in Cotati and one in Santa Rosa.  Both still have openings I believe and
> both hope to start building this spring/summer.  If interested, email me and
> I will get you the info.  I know the Santa Rosa one - Yulupa Commons - is
> having an orientation on March 9.
> 
> I think the problem in Marin is that land is so dang expensive, no one has
> been able to make a project work.
> 
> Marty Roberts
> Two Acre Wood, Sebastopol, CA
> 
> > From: Matt Kramer <mkramer [at] mattkramer.com>
> > To: cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org
> > Subject: [C-L]_Seeking co-housing opportunities in Marin County
> > Reply-To: cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org
> >
> > I hope this is the appropriate e-mail address for submitting a post for the
> > co-housing digest.
> >
> > My wife and I are starting to think about getting involved in a co-housing
> > project. We would like to live in Marin County (north of
> > San Francisco) but the only contact we've found on the web
> > (marincoho [at] aol.com) does not appear to be active. Any ideas?
> >
> > Thank you
> >
> > Matt Kramer
> > www.mattkramer.com
> 
> --__--__--
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> Message: 2
> Subject: Re: [C-L]_Seeking co-housing opportunities in Marin County
> Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 13:42:47 -0800
> From: Raines Cohen <raines-coho-L [at] raines.com>
> To: "Coho-L Mailing List" <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org>
> Reply-To: cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org
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> Matt Kramer <mkramer [at] mattkramer.com> wrote on 1/24/02 10:09 AM:
> 
> >My wife and I are starting to think about getting involved in a co-housing
> >project. We would like to live in Marin County (north of
> >San Francisco) but the only contact we've found on the web
> >(marincoho [at] aol.com) does not appear to be active. Any ideas?
> 
> I've learned a bit about it recently as a few people who were involved in
> the former Marin efforts have visited East Bay Cohousing (EBCOHO).
> 
> Southern Marin Cohousing was unable to build on the site it acquired
> several years ago on the hill above Marin city, despite zoning that
> technically allowed a project of its density. As you undoubtedly know,
> Marin has some of the strongest anti-development and NIMBY forces in the
> Bay Area, which is already known for such tendencies. More than a million
> dollars was required in PRE-development costs that would need to be spent
> PRIOR to approval of the project... which was a risky proposition at best.
> 
> Fortunately, the involved parties were (I believe) able to recover most
> or all of their initial costs by selling to a land bank/nature
> conservancy.
> 
> Given land costs and the difficulties involved in getting single-family
> developments, let alone multi-unit projects, approved in Marin, I could
> imagine a group succeeding there only if it had incredible political
> connections, bottomless pockets, and something enormously valuable to
> contribute to the community.
> 
> Raines
> 
> Raines Cohen <coho-L [at] raines.com> <http://www.swansway.com/>
> Enjoying a last sunny day before a week of cold rain
> 
>   Vice President, Swan's Market Cohousing [Old Oakland, CA]
> Where we may resort to fortune cookies as a method of selecting next
> year's officers.
> 
>   Member, East Bay Cohousing [no site yet] <http://www.ebcoho.org/>
> Eagerly awaiting word of a CoHousing Co. meeting with a landlord about a
> potential site.
> 
>   Boardmember, The Cohousing Network <http://www.cohousing.org/>
> Now featuring a Communities Tour slideshow!
> 
> --__--__--
> 
> Message: 3
> From: "Rob Sandelin" <floriferous [at] msn.com>
> To: <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org>
> Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 22:05:18 -0800
> Subject: [C-L]_A sharingwood building lot for sale
> Reply-To: cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org
> 
> An unbuilt upon lot in our  pedestrian loop phase has come up for sale.
> There are only 4 lots unbuilt upon at this time so this is a fast
> disappearing opportunity.
> 
> Marc Whitman has decided to sell lot 24.  He's looking to sell the lot for
> $65,000 plus title, real estate fees, and other closing costs.  If you know
> of anyone interested, please contact him directly and CC me.  Thanks!
> 
> Marc Whitman
> 420 47th St SE
> Everett
> 
> Home phone: (425) 339-2671
> Work phone: (425) 703-0714
> 
> Email: mwhitman [at] microsoft.com
> 
> --__--__--
> 
> Message: 4
> Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 23:10:34 -0800
> Subject: Re: [C-L]_Seeking co-housing opportunities in Marin County
> From: Elizabeth Stevenson <tamgoddess [at] attbi.com>
> To: <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org>
> Reply-To: cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org
> 
> > Given land costs and the difficulties involved in getting single-family
> > developments, let alone multi-unit projects, approved in Marin, I could
> > imagine a group succeeding there only if it had incredible political
> > connections, bottomless pockets, and something enormously valuable to
> > contribute to the community.
> >
> > Raines
> 
> Or, a site that was already built. But the pockets would still need to be
> bottomless.
> 
> --
> Liz Stevenson
> Southside Park Cohousing
> Sacramento California
> tamgoddess [at] attbi.com
> 
> --__--__--
> 
> Message: 5
> From: "Rob Sandelin" <floriferous [at] msn.com>
> To: <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org>
> Subject: RE: [C-L]_movie review community link
> Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2002 08:52:29 -0800
> Reply-To: cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org
> 
> One of the wonderful advantages of living in community is you can get first
> hand information from your neighbors about things like this. At Sharingwood
> this movie was the talk of dinner for a couple of nights at least and so
> you'd have to be pretty deaf not have heard 7-8 different opinions all that
> it was a great movie, but not appropriate for some kids. Having these
> discussions is one of the fun parts of community life for some  folks and
> people sometimes go on for considerable time about their movie reviews and
> opines. I never read reviews of movies, I simply ask my movie savvy
> neighbors what they thought, then act accordingly. I know who has tastes
> that  are similar to mine, so if they pan it, I tend not to go. Or several
> of us all go to a lower priced matinee and jeer at it (quietly of course).
> 
> I have been to several movies lately which I never would have gone to were
> it not for the prodding of a couple of neighbors.
> 
> Also, this thread illustrated nicely some differences in parental attitudes
> which are common. Some parents are very involved in their kids choices,
> others are less so. One of the issues that crops up a lot with communities
> is how people reconcile their parental differences, because as we all know,
> the way I parent, is the right way, so therefore........
> 
> Rob Sandelin
> 
> --__--__--
> 
> Message: 6
> Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2002 08:58:27 -0800
> From: Elizabeth Stevenson <tamgoddess [at] attbi.com>
> To: <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org>
> Subject: [C-L]_pad thai
> Reply-To: cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org
> 
> My cook team made killer pad thai, using a recipe from a newspaper. You
> could just multiply a recipe you like. The proportions are not crucial, like
> in baking. I didn't see the journal article.
> 
> --
> Liz Stevenson
> Southside Park Cohousing
> Sacramento California
> tamgoddess [at] attbi.com
> 
> > From: "Sttephnie Wald" <swaldcoho [at] hotmail.com>
> > Reply-To: cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org
> > Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2002 19:13:10 -0800
> > To: cohousing-L [at] cohousing.org
> > Subject: [C-L]_(no subject)
> >
> > We are trying to find a recipe suitable for 30-40 people that may have
> > appeared in a recent cohousing journal for Phad Thai. Any leads?
> > Steph Wald
> > Steph Ricceri
> > Tierra Nueva Cohousing
> >
> >
> >
> >
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