|Re: Till Death or Decorating Disputes Do Us Part||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: oz (ozozragland.com)|
|Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2013 08:46:00 -0700 (PDT)|
My read is that "Cheesecake Cohousing" is better described as a cohousehold: "pay a monthly fee for the mortgage, taxes and insurance on the 6,000-square-foot complex" "Bedrooms and some bathrooms were private, but nearly everything else was shared." To quote the Cohouseholding Project website: http://cohouseholding.org - Cohouseholding is unrelated people sharing a single dwelling - Cohousing is multiple households, each in a private home - a small neighborhood. Some cohousing neighborhoods have one or more cohouseholds. See Cohousing.org to learn more about cohousing communities. Cohousing is of particular interest to the Cohouseholding Project because of its value as a replicable model and the well-honed, time-tested process and structures they've developed for their creation and operations. Oz Ragland Songaia Cohousing community, member 1992-2010 (13 homes on 10.6 acres near Seattle) Life Song Commons cohousehold, member 2010-present (1 shared household on 1.3 acres next door to Songaia) On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 4:57 PM, Sharon Villines <sharon [at] sharonvillines.com>wrote: > > A timely article in the NYTimes. I've never heard of Cheesecake Cohousing > but I haven't read the whole article yet. It looks like it may be the first > senior cohousing. > > > http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/19/garden/till-death-or-decorating-disputes-do-us-part.html?emc=edit_tnt_20130918&tntemail0=y&_r=0 > > "As Helen Papke, 84, observed, it has been a lesson in patience. “When > it’s good, it’s so good,” she said. “And when it’s bad, it’s so bad, the > angst and argument we have with each other. But we have a conviction to > work it out — and we will.”" > > > Sharon > ---- > Sharon Villines > Takoma Village Cohousing, Washington DC > http://www.takomavillage.org > > > > > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/ > > >
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