Re: The Declaration of Independence had to be a cohousing project!
From: Ann Zabaldo (
Date: Tue, 4 Jul 2017 11:43:53 -0700 (PDT)
Hi David!

I look forward to you posting this every year.  It’s a great reminder that we 
can, with some dedication and focus, come to consensus on BIG projects that 
seem totally out of this world.  Such as building a neighborhood where everyone 
knows  your name …  completely ridiculous idea …
Happy Fourth!

Best --

Ann Zabaldo
Takoma Village Cohousing
Washington, DC
Principal, Cohousing Collaborative, LLC
Falls Church, VA

As long as you have two or fewer … your ducks are always in a row.  The Covert 

> On Jul 3, 2017, at 12:28 PM, David Heimann <heimann.david [at]> 
> wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> As I see it, the Declaration of Independence had to be a cohousing project.
> After all:
>       o  It took a year to decide on it.
>       o  The draft was written by a committee.
>       o  It was adopted by consensus after virtually an infinite number
> of meetings and discussions.
>       o  The vote to declare independence took place on July 2, but by
> the time they finished going over the document, removing whole
> sections, rewording
> others, and finally voting to adopt the whole thing, it was July 4.
>       o  It took the rest of the month to get the word out to all the
> colonies.
>       See?  It *had* to be a cohousing project!
> Happy Fourth of July!
> David Heimann
> Jamaica Plain Cohousing
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