Ulan McKnight

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Nov 14

Bonfire on Marin

Kevin and Wendy invited friends out for a bonfire on the beach in Point Reyes. Joy. Bellow are some choice pictures by Ivan.

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Oct 24

Get paid to build your own home

The idea Pay people to work on their own home. How it works Everyone who works on homes for Building Sound Community starts off getting paid a living wage of $20/hour. After 6 months of full-time work or 900 hours (40 x 4 x 6 – wellness leave = 900), all workers receive a $5/hour …

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Sep 19

We begin our build

Greg and I have been talking about what we want to build for months. Today we bought our first trailer. I sent out a call to over 100 advocates to see who wanted to help us with our project. The response has been overwhelmingly positive. As we were leaving Santa Rosa we passed a camper …

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Sep 19

Colfax House – 2014

Dickie Poeske from The Lost Tea Party was the lead builder for a house up in Colfax. He spent a bunch of time talking to me about the 10 year journey. Toni Martin sent me some recent photos she took of the property. I figured I would share them here. I love working with such …

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