?

Log in

No account? Create an account

October 23rd, 2004 - Open Knowledge

Oct. 23rd, 2004

08:22 pm - Dreamhouse in the trees

http://www.thetreehouseguide.com/press/latimesaug052004.htm

August 5, 2004

INNER LIFE
Dreamhouse in the trees


By Steven Barrie-Anthony, Times Staff Writer

It usually starts as a joke. Even you think you're kidding, at first. A treehouse? Grow up. But then fantasy overwhelms your rational instincts, bit by bit. "Doesn't everyone want a treehouse?" Kit Sickels asks. That's a common assumption among adult treehouse owners, who often have trouble pinpointing the exact nature of their fascination. "You'll know what I mean when you visit," they say.

Sickels, a San Diego real estate developer, and his wife, Karen, a retired schoolteacher, started talking treehouses while vacationing in Colorado. They followed their whim to an Aspen bookstore, where they bought two books by treehouse maven Peter Nelson.

Read more...Collapse )

Previous day (Calendar) Next day