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Can you live life in Bras Bas?

My new home doesn’t meet. The cabinets don’t meet the walls. The walls don’t meet the floor. The floor doesn’t meet the foundation.  The locks on the doors don’t meet the spaces in the door frames. Like everything in Virginia, it’s old, which is part of its charm. But its shifting and settling has left narrow, disconcerting margins of air at the edges of every room. Read more

Are You Rearranging the Furniture on the Titanic?

Urgently fluffing the nautical throw pillows, shifting the groupings of crisp white deck chairs, desperately trying to get it right as the great ship sinks down into the cold, black night. Read more

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