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Architecture and Urbanism
22 June, 2011

Building and Construction Photos, June 17 and 18

Here are some more photos from the weekend, these focusing on the buildings and construction rather than the people.   As of now there are three houses finished (OK, finished enough to sleep in, still some final items being worked on), plus the restaurant and Pura Vida Ride.   All are unique, all have…
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Life in TownThe Trailblazer
21 June, 2011

Stand Up Paddle Challenge Weekend – My Perspective

This past Saturday morning Pura Vida Ride hosted the Robert August Stand Up Paddle Challenge, featuring three races starting and ending on Playa Danta.   It could not have been any better.   There were paddlers of all ages and abilities and plenty of spectators too. There were many children at the event, and…
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Life in Town
10 June, 2011

Our First Night

Sheryl and I spent the first night in our new home at Las Catalinas on Wednesday night. What a wonderful dream come true. Though we are not quite to Charles' vision of what Las Catalinas will be like in years to come, we are so close! After spending the day unpacking boxes and crates…
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NewsThe Trailblazer
8 June, 2011

Pura Vida Ride Open – and Rock’in!

Pura Vida ride opened for business last week and is doing great!   Stand-up Paddleboarding, kayaking, mountain biking, snorkelling, and other adventures await. Here is a list of group activities that are currently underway: Sunday:   Stand up paddleboard with Jake!   Enjoy the ocean on Sunday morning with friends on a paddleboard.  …
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Life in Town
30 May, 2011

College, Walking, Friendship, and Las Catalinas

Some fragament of the Amherst College Class of '81 I just returned from my Amherst College 30 year reunion.   As always, I am struck by the strength and durability of the friendships that my classmates and I forged back then.   We tend to think of our school and even our particular class…
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Architecture and Urbanism
26 May, 2011

Cool New Urban Project in Rome.

Professor Samir Younes forwarded this video to me.   It is a proposed New Urban project near Rome.   Italy, that is.   It is at a different scale than Las Catalinas - bigger buildings, more big city.   But it has some things in common such as a great emphasis on beautiful public…
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Life in TownNews
20 May, 2011

Las Catalinas Photos from May, 2011

Here are some construction photos from last week, plus just a few others I couldn't help including. Two houses are essentially finished, and three more very close.   It is all very exciting for those of us involved.   I hope you enjoy the pictures! The second week of May is usually when then…
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Life in Town
10 May, 2011

Walking and Visiting

Saturday night after dinner I went for a walk with my six year old son.   We stopped in to visit a couple of different families in our Atlanta neighborhood.   It was nice.   As we walked I realized that we have never, ever, driven to visit someone without arranging it ahead of…
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