I loved this man’s simple furniture back in 1981 when I lived in Maine. Couldn’t afford it then (or now, for that matter) but always enjoyed looking at it. Now there’s a showroom in town – is that the old Dorothy’s, across from the Y? – and I suppose I’ll stop by, though his designs look more complicated now.
Daily Archives: March 28, 2012
1000-year-old Castle on the Rhine for $22 million. Looks like a house, not a castle but it’s probably as uncomfortable as a castle, so there’s that. Plus, I notice there’s no mention of how large an estate it sits on which to me, assuming German brokers are as duplicitous as Americans (and this is a Sotheby’s listing, after all) means that all the land it must have once commanded was sold off during those thousand years.
I know nothing about German real estate values but the Taconic Road property here in Greenwich has abandoned its $23 million price tag and is now offering to pay you to take it away – perhaps the same fate awaits in Deutschland.
A senate hearing into rough tactics in the NFL. “It’s perfect” the
Viet Nam vet the Viet Nam era paper pusher, the Harvard Varsity intramural swimmer said. “Television cameras, face time on the evening news and what the hell, there’s nothing important that needs our attention now anyway.”
This is the house I mentioned earlier today that we were trying to rent, 19 Thunder Mountain Road. Nice house for a rental, I thought the Merritt noise was a bit much (the don’t call it “Thunder Mountain” for nothing) but everyone has a different ear. Owner paid $3.8 for it in 2006 and he probably wishes he hadn’t because its last asking price, after first trying to get $3.875 in 2010, was $3.350.