Cohousing Magazine: How 67 tons of bricks connected a community
From: Raines Cohen (
Date: Sun, 8 Aug 2004 17:59:56 -0700 (PDT)
Cohousing Magazine
 published by the Cohousing Association of the United States
 updated: August 8, 2004

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WELCOME: Letter from the Editor

The cohousing path connects all of us

Welcome back to Cohousing magazine! This week we're featuring an article 
about how residents of Harmony Village, in Golden, Colo., joined together 
to construct a brick walkway that winds through their community. Just as 
Saoirse Charis-Graves describes in her article, How 67 tons of bricks 
connected a community, I'm reminded of how the Harmony path also is 
symbolic of how we on the cohousing path are all connected.

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How 67 tons of brick connected a community

by Saoirse Charis-Graves
Harmony Village Cohousing
Golden, Colo.

Joe picks up the top brick from the pile on his left and adjusts it into 
position on the sliding tray of the tile saw. He braces the brick with 
one hand while flipping a switch with the other. ZZZZZZZZZ! The brick 
eases forward into the diamond-edge saw blade and soon becomes a 
custom-fit brick paver. he saw stands near the center of a grove of young 
aspen trees that commemorate the arrival of four babies in the first year 
of our village. The leaves of the aspens and the pea gravel under the 
trees are covered with a fine red film - water mixed with pulverized 
brick dust.

Tonight, Joe will wash red dust out of his ears, nose, hair, eyebrows and 
every inch of clothing.

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See previous Cohousing magazine articles on living in cohousing:

IN OUR LAST ISSUE (in case you missed it):
Process: Perspectives on Consensus by Rob Sandelin and Caroline Estes

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