Re: Kitchen on public side
From: melanie griffin (melgrifgmail.com)
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2008 19:37:37 -0800 (PST)
i don't live in cohousing but it's my experience that in a party or any less
formal gathering everybody ends up in the kitchen if it's big enough. if
there's a table in it you might as well not have a living room.
it happens to a lot of my friends as well. maybe it's a mid-atlantic thing?
melanie

On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 6:26 PM, <OldSol [at] aol.com> wrote:

>
> David:
> I couldn't agree more!  We have lived in Milagro Cohousing for 5 years  in
> a
> house with our dining room on the front .....facing the common  footpath.
>  The
> dining room becomes part of the of front porch where we  spend much of our
> time inside or out, depending upon the weather.  We enjoy  greeting our
> friends,
> inviting them for a beer or coffee and, in case of a  committee meeting,
> it's
> easy to spread out papers on the dining table without  entering the clutter
> of the back rooms.
>
> JOHN SOLSO
>
> ====================
>  So, why isn't the living room (or family room, if the living room  is a
> separate more formal room) on the outside rather than the  kitchen?
>
> Thanks,
> David Heimann
> JP Cohousing
>
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