|Re: Cohousing-L is 20 years old||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Chris ScottHanson (cscotthansonmac.com)|
|Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2013 09:46:39 -0800 (PST)|
The big thank you for this list goes to Fred of course. I thanked him before I want to thank him here again. The content of the list has also been valuable because of people like Sylvie, and Sharon Villines. A thank you should go out to all the major contributors as well. Chris ScottHanson (206) 601-7802 On Feb 15, 2013, at 6:09 AM, S. Kashdan <s_kashdan [at] hotmail.com> wrote: > > Greetings all, > > This is Sylvie Kashdan of Jackson Place Cohousing, in Seattle, Washington. > Our community is now twelve years old. The construction was completed in the > fall of 2001, and most of the homes were already spoken for. We moved in in > the fall and winter of that year, in the midst of the gloominess and fear > and apprehention of the time. > > Cohousing-L was there to help our group even before move-in. And As we began > our new experiment of living together and working on developing cooperative > relationships, and maintaining our facilities in the best way, we often > turned to the list and the archives to get some ideas of how to procede. > > My partner and I joined the group a year before move-in, and I began reading > the list immediately. So now, I have been reading, and sometimes > contributing to Cohousing-L for something like thirteen years. Over those > years, the Jackson Place Cohousing community has turned to the list for > suggestions on all sorts of topics, from organizing chores to paying for > childcare providers, and beyond. I have sometimes been asked by the JPC > group to post specific questions to the list and to collect posts on > specific topics from the list and the archives to help inform us in our > community business meeting discussions. We have benefited from the wisdom of > others, and even been able to help some other groups by sharing our > experiences and hard won wisdom. > > This list has been an invaluable resource for Jackson Place Cohousing, and I > am very grateful for its existence. Thank you Fred and everyone else who has > helped make it such a good contact and reference point for all of us. > > Sincerely, > Sylvie > > Sylvie Kashdan > Community Outreach Liaison > Jackson Place Cohousing > 800 Hiawatha Place South > Seattle, WA 98144 > www.seattlecohousing.org
Re: Cohousing-L is 20 years old S. Kashdan, February 15 2013
- Re: Cohousing-L is 20 years old Chris ScottHanson, February 15 2013
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