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May-December Romance (Memory)

“They don’t make ’em like they used to,” my framer quips. “They have laws against that.” Right here, at this corner of the house, decades of construction technology unite. Solid, rough-hewn wood; mortise and tenon joinery and wide planks of old growth pine meet steel and LVLs and strand board …

Caution Tape (Imagination)

Caution Tape (Imagination)

The stairs aren’t safe. Yes, they will hold your weight. Yes, your balance might compensate for the missing handrail. And the missing wall. But still, we don’t want you to travel up those stairs. You see, it isn’t about you. Unseen, in the attic, two stories up, a crew is demolishing …