Thoughts on House Design (and Anything Creative)

Houses
Tim Bjella

I Like it When the Tonka Toys Roll in.

Before you know it, this will be a modern, new house in Calabasas, California. It’s a big job for these *little* machines: remove ten feet of poor soils from the entire building site to prevent the new house from sliding

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Family Stuff
Tim Bjella

Yup, I’m a Farmer!

Farmer Tim and the lil’ missus sitting on the ruins of ye ol’ farmhouse (there’s a rocking chair under there, somewhere!) Sitting at the breakfast table one morning, I pointed an emaciated finger at the bowl of gruel in front

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Kitchens
Tim Bjella

A Lively, Modern Orange Kitchen

There’s nothing like waking up to a fresh, lively kitchen. We demolished the interior of an old rambler to give it a modern, new look. A wavy, serpentine orange wall tips and turns and winds its way throughout the home,

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Sketches
Tim Bjella

Looked Everywhere. No Hunchback.

Need a reason to go to Paris? Here’s one. Notre Dame Cathedral.Never seen a humpback? This is the place to spot one, if you can believe the old movies (sorry, back to sensitivity training for me). Robyn and I revel

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Writing and Poetry
Tim Bjella

My Morning Haiku (sort of) – Springtime

Gazing out the window, my thoughts drift to springtime. Springtime? I do not think that means what I think it means. It’s mid-April and the snow just. keeps. falling – 20 inches, with more on the way. I guess I’ll

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