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Tell me more about cohousing

174 episodes - English - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 10 ratings

Our members Lynn Morstead & Kelli Soika get together weekly to chat about cohousing topics. They reflect on a broad range of questions, observations, challenges and successes related to their forming cohousing community and the world around them. They are newbies to the podcasting world, refining their craft each week. Come along for the ride! They're fun and look forward to your comments. Lynn & Kelli 

For more information on CoHousing Houston go to www.cohousinghouston.com

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S3 Episode 28: Inflections of community on a creative life.

April 19, 2024 16:00 - 27 minutes - 19.2 MB

In Episode 28 Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika interview Anna Barr, a writer and graduate student at the University of Houston. They talk about Anna's experience living in a co-op during her undergraduate years and how community informs her outlook on the creative life.  Anna brings her community building and narrative skills to teaching as well: she leads creative writing workshops at Inprint. If you'd like to learn more about Anna's classes, check out the Inprint schedule of workshops and ev...

S3 Episode 27: Building community wherever you go

April 05, 2024 05:00 - 27 minutes - 18.8 MB

In Episode 27 Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika interview Susan Lieberman, a woman who builds community wherever she goes.... and she's been lots of places! She has "lived in nine cities, written eight books, directed four educational programs, earned three graduate degrees, raised two sons and thinks, one day, she may, perhaps, acquire a partridge in a pear tree".  So she knows something about creating connections.  The unifying theme in all her work has been a desire to help people find satis...

Episode 27: Building community wherever you go

April 05, 2024 05:00 - 27 minutes - 18.8 MB

In Episode 27 Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika interview Susan Lieberman, a woman who builds community wherever she goes.... and she's been lots of places! She has "lived in nine cities, written eight books, directed four educational programs, earned three graduate degrees, raised two sons and thinks, one day, she may, perhaps, acquire a partridge in a pear tree".  So she knows something about creating connections.  The unifying theme in all her work has been a desire to help people find satis...

Episode 26: What can you do with 1.5 acres?

March 29, 2024 05:00 - 27 minutes - 18.9 MB

In Episode 26 Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika "walk through" the physical space of CoHousing Houston with the assistance of the group's new final design fly-through.  To follow along while listening to the podcast, check out the video HERE. If you'd like to see a narrated version of the fly through prepared by our archictecht, Kathleen English, check out THIS version. For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you ...

S3 Episode 26: What can you do with 1.5 acres?

March 29, 2024 05:00 - 27 minutes - 18.9 MB

In Episode 26 Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika "walk through" the physical space of CoHousing Houston with the assistance of the group's new final design fly-through.  To follow along while listening to the podcast, check out the video HERE. If you'd like to see a narrated version of the fly through prepared by our archictecht, Kathleen English, check out THIS version. For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you ...

Episode 25: Community Radio, meet Community Living

March 22, 2024 15:00 - 24 minutes - 17.1 MB

In Episode 25 Steve Stelzer, Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika join the Open Journal team at KPFT, Houston's Community Radio station to explain about this new cohousing project coming to town. CoHousing Houston is the first cohousing built in all of Texas.   For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you have any comments or ideas by emailing us at [email protected].  KPFT Open Journal March 11, 2024 For mo...

S3 Episode 25: Community Radio, meet Community Living

March 22, 2024 15:00 - 24 minutes - 17.1 MB

In Episode 25 Steve Stelzer, Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika join the Open Journal team at KPFT, Houston's Community Radio station to explain about this new cohousing project coming to town. CoHousing Houston is the first cohousing built in all of Texas.   For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you have any comments or ideas by emailing us at [email protected].  KPFT Open Journal March 11, 2024 For mo...

Episode 24: Letting Go For the Better

March 15, 2024 05:00 - 18 minutes - 13 MB

In Episode 24 Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika discuss about how cohousing facilitates letting go of some things that our modern lives foist upon us. As Lynn puts it "this isn't about downsizing!" Instead, they look at the ways that intentional community offers an alternative.  For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you have any comments or ideas by emailing us at [email protected]

S3 Episode 24: Letting Go For the Better

March 15, 2024 05:00 - 18 minutes - 13 MB

In Episode 24 Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika discuss about how cohousing facilitates letting go of some things that our modern lives foist upon us. As Lynn puts it "this isn't about downsizing!" Instead, they look at the ways that intentional community offers an alternative.  For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you have any comments or ideas by emailing us at [email protected]

S3 Episode 23: How To Know A Person

March 08, 2024 17:00 - 18 minutes - 13 MB

In Episode 23 Kelli Soika visits with Laura Eldredge to discuss her upcoming book discussion about David Brooks' new book, How to Know a Person: The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen. She talks about how the book resonates with the epidemic of loneliness and how she was touched by the content and ideas. As David Brooks observes, “There is one skill that lies at the heart of any healthy person, family, school, community organization, or society: the ability to see someone els...

Episode 23: How To Know A Person

March 08, 2024 17:00 - 18 minutes - 13 MB

In Episode 23 Kelli Soika visits with Laura Eldredge to discuss her upcoming book discussion about David Brooks' new book, How to Know a Person: The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen. She talks about how the book resonates with the epidemic of loneliness and how she was touched by the content and ideas. As David Brooks observes, “There is one skill that lies at the heart of any healthy person, family, school, community organization, or society: the ability to see someone els...

Episode 22: Lynn Answers Three Questions about Downsizing

February 26, 2024 20:00 - 20 minutes - 14 MB

In Episode 22 Kelli Soika asks Lynn Morstead for an update on her downsizing efforts. What has happened since they last talked about it on the podcast. The questions are: Update on progress made? New Tips? Noticed a Change in my relationship with things?  Things I’m planning to add?  Listen in to hear what Lynn has to say about her progress. For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you have any comments or...

S3 Episode 22: Lynn Answers Three Questions about Downsizing

February 26, 2024 20:00 - 20 minutes - 14 MB

In Episode 22 Kelli Soika asks Lynn Morstead for an update on her downsizing efforts. What has happened since they last talked about it on the podcast. The questions are: Update on progress made? New Tips? Noticed a Change in my relationship with things?  Things I’m planning to add?  Listen in to hear what Lynn has to say about her progress. For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you have any comments or...

S3 Episode 21: Community is a Practice

February 19, 2024 20:00 - 16 minutes - 11.5 MB

In Episode 21 Kelli Soika and Lynn Morstead talk about the statement Lynn picked up in a recent podcast (she cannot remember which one!) that "Community is a practice"  like meditation, or yoga, or prayer. They explore this idea as it relates to cohousing.  Listen in to hear what they discover in their weekly cohousing conversation. For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you have any comments or ideas by ema...

S3 Episode 20: The Power of Invitation

February 12, 2024 23:00 - 19 minutes - 13.7 MB

In Episode 20 Kelli Soika and Lynn Morstead invite Liz Parker, one of our community members, into the conversation to expand on a reflection Liz recently shared at a community gathering about the "Power of Invitation".   Tune in to hear what they had to say about how this has played out in their lives and how that connects to community building, as well as community life. For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know ...

S3 Episode 19: How was our retreat on Conflict?

February 06, 2024 23:00 - 22 minutes - 15.2 MB

In Episode 19 Kelli Soika and Lynn Morstead review the past weekend retreat with members of their community on "Working with Conflict in Community". The workshop was lead by Laird Schaub. They talk about their personal light bulb moments and the next steps for the community. Tune in to hear how the weekend worked out.  For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you have any comments or ideas by emailing us at ...

S3 Episode 18: Forming Group vs. Living Group

January 24, 2024 20:00 - 13 minutes - 9 MB

In Episode 18 Kelli Soika and Lynn Morstead reflect on the contrast between how much you talk about and focus on "cohousing" while you are forming a cohousing group compared to when you are actually living in cohousing.  Tune in to hear what they say about this. Compare it to your experience! For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you have any comments or ideas by emailing us at [email protected]

S3 Episode 17: Forming Group vs. Living Group

January 24, 2024 20:00 - 13 minutes - 9 MB

In Episode 18 Kelli Soika and Lynn Morstead reflect on the contrast between how much you talk about and focus on "cohousing" while you are forming a cohousing group compared to when you are actually living in cohousing.  Tune in to hear what they say about this. Compare it to your experience! For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you have any comments or ideas by emailing us at [email protected]

S3 Episode 17: Being an Authentic Neighbor

January 08, 2024 22:00 - 21 minutes - 15.1 MB

In Episode 17 Kelli Soika introduces her new theme for 2024: The Year of the Neighbor. The first topic that Lynn Morstead and Kelli pick up on related to this theme is being "an authentic neighbor". Lynn shares a story of a situation that arose between the two of them, which might have normally lead to broken relations or at least temporarily cooled contact. In this case, Lynn decided to try a new way that is the way they are aspiring to live together in cohousing.    Tune in to hear what ha...

S3 Episode 15: End of Year Wrap Up!

December 29, 2023 06:00 - 20 minutes - 14.2 MB

In Episode 15 It's the end of the year! Wrapping up 2023 and looking forward to 2024. Thanks for following along. For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you have any comments or ideas by emailing us at [email protected]

S3 Episode 16: End of Year Wrap Up!

December 29, 2023 06:00 - 20 minutes - 14.2 MB

In Episode 16 It's the end of the year! Wrapping up 2023 and looking forward to 2024. Thanks for following along. For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you have any comments or ideas by emailing us at [email protected]

S3 Episode 15: Hard Questions About Cohousing

December 22, 2023 16:00 - 37 minutes - 25.7 MB

In Episode 15 Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika talk about the tough questions they encounter regarding cohousing.  Building a relationship with potential new neighbors is a wonderful opportunity to ask and answer the harder questions people have about living in cohousing. "What if I don't like everyone?,"  "What about the price per square foot?," and other questions.  For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you h...

S3 Episode 14: Hard Questions About Cohousing

December 22, 2023 16:00 - 26 minutes - 18 MB

In Episode 15 Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika talk about the tough questions they encounter regarding cohousing.  Building a relationship with potential new neighbors is a wonderful opportunity to ask and answer the harder questions people have about living in cohousing. "What if I don't like everyone?,"  "What about the price per square foot?," and other questions.  For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you h...

S3 Episode 14: "Work Days" in cohousing and out

December 15, 2023 15:00 - 25 minutes - 17.6 MB

In Episode 14 Kelli Soika and Lynn Morstead interview two CoHousing Houston members, about their experience with shared, meaningful work within cohousing and in other settings. They talk about how shared work helps with getting to know people, extend the ability to get things done, and saves money.  They tackle some of the difficulties communities face in getting people to participate and the factors that come into play in a cohousing setting. For more information about cohousing in Housto...

S3 Episode 13: Platforms for Community Life: Mosaic and Gather

November 16, 2023 13:00 - 26 minutes - 18 MB

In Episode 13 Kelli Soika interviews CoHousing Houston member, Phil Berrie. Phil is the person tasked with figuring out what platform the community would like to use after move-in. They discuss the criteria for choosing a platform and some of the options available specifically for cohousing groups. They discuss Gather and Mosaic, two popular platforms designed for cohousing groups. Gather: Gather is The App for Community. Gather’s mission is to make community easier so members can focus ...

S3 Episode 12: Things developers think about cohousers

November 01, 2023 23:00 - 41 minutes - 28.3 MB

In Episode 12 Kelli Soika and Lynn Morstead pick back up on their earlier conversation with Danny Milman, Development Manager at Urban Development Partners. They talk about the 7 things developers think about cohousers. Lynn and Kelli compiled lists of what they think developers think about. Danny brings the truth.  After the podcast, Danny shared with us her list of what a cohousing group brings to the development from a developer’s point of view. In sequential order as it comes into play...

S3 Episode 11: Can't wait for Common Meals

October 26, 2023 05:00 - 26 minutes - 18.5 MB

In Episode 11 Kelli Soika and Lynn Morstead come together immediately after listening to the CoHoUS talk by Katie McCamant on "Demystifying Common Meals" to share their reactions. They were enthusiastic and ready to start cooking common meals right away. Listen in to learn about their key take-aways.  For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you have any comments or ideas by emailing us at info@cohousinghouston...

S3 Episode 12: Can't wait for Common Meals

October 26, 2023 05:00 - 26 minutes - 18.5 MB

In Episode 12 Kelli Soika and Lynn Morstead come together immediately after listening to the CoHoUS talk by Katie McCamant on "Demystifying Common Meals" to share their reactions. They were enthusiastic and ready to start cooking common meals right away. Listen in to learn about their key take-aways.  For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you have any comments or ideas by emailing us at info@cohousinghouston...

S3 Episode 10: AgriHood Blooming in Fort Bend County

October 12, 2023 05:00 - 14 minutes - 10.1 MB

In Episode 10 Kelli Soika and Lynn Morstead welcome Vanda Crossley, the founder of “This Is Us” Community in Fort Bend County, an area outside of Houston, Texas.  Envisioned as an "agrihood," the community is coming together to have private homes and a shared commitment to growing food and looking out for one another. For more information, check out www.thisisustx.com.    For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know...

S3 Episode 9: Build a Bigger Table, Not a Higher Fence

October 05, 2023 20:00 - 17 minutes - 12.1 MB

In Episode 9 Kelli Soika and Lynn Morstead discuss their reactions to the saying "If you have more than you need build a bigger table – not a higher fence."  How they have experienced this in their lives and how cohousing is by definition an act of building a bigger table.  Listen in to learn more. They are recommending the talk on "Demystifying Common Meals" that Katie McCamant will be giving October 11 @5pm CT which they plan to come back to discuss later in October.  Join them in this ...

S3 Episode 8: Talking about Affordable Housing with Jackie Augustine from Geneva, NY

September 25, 2023 21:00 - 25 minutes - 17.4 MB

In Episode 8 Kelli Soika and Lynn Morstead interview professor, community leader, and nonprofit founder Jackie Augustine of Blueprint Geneva. Based in the upstate town of Geneva, New York, Jackie has identified cohousing as a model for engagement and cohesiveness in affordable housing. The discussion touches on how the model of cohousing can address some of the issues that affordable housing faces. Listen in to learn more. For more information about Jackie's non-profit, Blueprint Geneva, c...

S3 Episode 7: Mission Peak - Jane Mueller

September 21, 2023 21:00 - 21 minutes - 14.9 MB

In Episode 7 Kelli Soika and Lynn Morstead visit with Jane Mueller, a founding member of Mission Peak Village, a forming cohousing community in Fremont, CA. The community is the first cohousing in their town, a walkable and bikeable area located in the East Bay, near San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland. The community will have a large Common House and room for gardening and other community activities. Listen in to learn more. For more information about Mission Peak Village, please visit th...

S3 Episode 6: The ride from Dreaming to Reflection with Shelly Parks

September 14, 2023 05:00 - 27 minutes - 18.7 MB

In Episode 6  Shelly Parks returns for a 3rd visit on the podcast to talk about life post moving into her new community at Skagit Commons in Anacortes, WA. Lynn Morstead & Kelli Soika interview Shelly about the journey from Dreaming (Season 1 Episode 7: What made Shelly Parks "jump" into cohousing) to Taking Action a few weeks after they had moved in ( Season 2 Episode 24: A Slice of Life in a New Cohousing Community) to Reflection today, 7 months after moving in.   She shares her fears and...

S3 Episode 5: A Quick Introduction to CohoUS

September 11, 2023 05:00 - 8 minutes - 5.93 MB

In Episode 5  Lynn Morstead shares her experience with the cohousing conference and Trish Becker, outlines all the ways The Cohousing Association of the US (CohoUS, for short) supports the growing cohousing environment. This is an important conversation for forming groups and anybody who wants to move from dreams to action.  Visit Cohousing.org. For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you have any comments o...

S3 Episode 4: From dreams to action, a visit with the national cohousing organization

September 07, 2023 05:00 - 24 minutes - 17 MB

In Episode 4  Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika visit with Trish Becker, Executive Director of  the Cohousing Association of the US. They ask her about the larger trends bringing people to cohousing and what people face when they decide they want a stronger sense of community.  In addition to being a founding member of Aria Cohousing in Denver, CO, Trish has a background in social work and community engagement, which makes her a good resource for how people move "from dreams to action." Visit...

S3 Episode 3: A forming Agrihood in Burns, TN

August 31, 2023 05:00 - 24 minutes - 16.8 MB

In Episode 3  Kelli Soika visits with Rebecca Selove, a founding member of a forming cohousing community near Nashville, TN. Burns Village & Farm will sit on approximately 15 acres carved out of a large farm west of Nashville. The community will include a sustainable farm area managed by experienced professionals where community members can volunteer, learn, and obtain fresh food.  Come hear about how this lovely community is coming together. For more information about Burns Village & Farm...

S3 Episode 1: "In the Air"

August 14, 2023 19:00 - 10 minutes - 7.45 MB

In Season Three  Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika will be focusing on the next phase of their cohousing development. The homes are being framed up (or 'Up in the Air" as the developers call it) and the community is getting busier in preparation for a 2024 move in.  Tune into this next season to get updates on how it's going and what they are learning from others in the cohousing and intentional community world. For more information about cohousing in Houston, please check out our website at w...

S3 Episode 2: Turning away from dystopia

August 14, 2023 19:00 - 25 minutes - 17.5 MB

In Episode 2  Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika explore all the ways in which cohousing has turned them away from the current narratives around our future. Six years ago when this project was germinating some of these were faint noise on the far horizon. As time as moved on the drum beat has become louder and seemingly inevitable.  Cohousing gives a new way of experiencing these in a more human, more positive way. They dive into are: Isolation  Polarization  Supply Chain Issues  Climate Chan...

S2 Episode 40: A Visit With Adams Creek Cohousing

July 31, 2023 05:00 - 23 minutes - 16 MB

In Episode 40  Kelli Soika interviews Kate Hand, member of the forming (and building!)  community, Adams Creek Cohousing.  They discuss the how the Hood River, OR community came together and what they're working on now as they near move-in. Learn: what made Kate and her husband decide to join the community; the decision-making model sociocracy and the value it brings to Adams Creek; trials and tribulations of bringing a community together; and the vision for this new group. If you thin...

S2 Episode 39: What can cohousing learn from professional sports?

July 13, 2023 16:00 - 39 minutes - 27 MB

In Episode 39  Lynn Morstead interviews Thomas Morstead about his experience playing in the NFL for 14 years. They explore aspects of working in a unique community of a professional sports team that might be interesting to a cohousing community.  They talk about numerous factors, including: Building relationships Leadership  Conflict  Cooperation For more information about our project, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you have any comments or ide...

S2 Episode 38: How to shorten Development Cycles - with Danny Milman at UD+P

July 06, 2023 17:00 - 47 minutes - 32.6 MB

In Episode 38  Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika interview Danny Milman, Development Manager at Urban Development Partners. Danny has a long history with cohousing starting with her masters thesis, a design and planning case study for a cohousing community in Austin TX. Today she is partnering with cohousing development projects, in her role at UD+P, to help them build new communities,   They talk about the places where cohousing groups get stuck and explore ideas around how to avoid or overcom...

S2 Episode 37: "Fat Tailed Projects" and other adventures in being a forming cohousing community

June 29, 2023 05:00 - 28 minutes - 19.9 MB

In Episode 37  Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika talk about what happens between the start and end of a forming cohousing group. Most cohousing starts and ends -essentially- as a social club. You meet for meals, go do fun things together, get to know each other: at first somewhere around town and at the end, in your Common House. In between, you have a significant project.  Lynn and Kelli talk about ways communities can reduce the variability in their projects, including: Modularized developme...

S2 Episode 36: What I learned at a Conflict Resolution training - Liz Parker

June 23, 2023 01:00 - 35 minutes - 24.2 MB

In Episode 36  Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika interview Liz Parker about her take-aways from a recent Conflict Resolution training with Laird Schaub.  Liz has 33 years of experience dealing with conflict in communities that include training, policy development and facilitating conflict situations. She found new, dynamic ideas in Laird's training that she shares with us in the podcast, such as: Naming the "red line" (distortion / distress) The "fire hose" analogy  Dyads leading to specific...

S2 Episode 35: In the Mud - On the Dirt - In the Air

June 14, 2023 21:00 - 20 minutes - 14.3 MB

In Episode 35 Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika talk about how the 3 phases of development parallel 3 phases of building a community. Listen in to hear more. For more information about our project, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you have any comments or ideas by emailing us at [email protected]

S2 Episode 34: Beginning of Summer Update from Houston

June 03, 2023 17:00 - 17 minutes - 12.2 MB

In Episode 34 Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika give an update of what's happening with the project, from construction to member turnover to social connections and reflections on how a destination wedding gave a glimpse into community life. Listen in to hear more. For more information about our project, please check out our website at www.cohousinghouston.com. Let us know if you have any comments or ideas by emailing us at [email protected]

S2 Episode 33: Hanging out at Moon Tower

May 20, 2023 02:00 - 15 minutes - 10.5 MB

In Episode 33 Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika are developing their "hang out" muscles at Moon Tower in the East End of Houston on a Friday evening. They return to the topic of "hanging out" from a recent  Ezra Klein Show episode - they discussed "The Hang Out Factor" on April 20th. The topic keeps coming up again for them, so they are coming back for more reflections.  They are joined by Kelli's teen daughters and Lynn's husband.  Listen in to hear more. For more information about our proje...

S2 Episode 32: Interview with our Developer, David Kelley

May 10, 2023 22:00 - 32 minutes - 22.5 MB

In Episode 32 Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika interview their developer, David Kelley. They wanted to get an update from David since the last interview during the pandemic in August 2021 - Episode 24: Development during the pandemic explained.  They talk about: How’s it going? What are the differences in being a developer in cohousing versus one building in a regular market scenario? What have been your surprises along the way? If you were to do another project, what would you do different...

S2 Episode 31: Interview with Member Sandra Tirey

May 03, 2023 17:00 - 20 minutes - 14.3 MB

In Episode 31 Lynn Morstead interviews a long-standing member, Sandra Tirey, about her journey to cohousing. She talks about how she thought she had a unique idea for a better way of planning for the next phase of life until she learned this had already been done many times and was called cohousing -- and furthermore, there was already a group in Houston trying to do this. Hear about her increasing commitment to the project and her recent larger roles on the Design Liaison Team and Construct...

S2 Episode 30: The Hang Out Factor

April 20, 2023 23:00 - 25 minutes - 17.6 MB

In Episode 30 Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika debrief their reactions to the April 18th Ezra Klein Show podcast: The ‘Quiet Catastrophe’ Brewing in Our Social Lives The Ezra Klein Show He interviews Sheila Liming, an associate professor of communications and creative media at Champlain College about her new book “Hanging Out: The Radical Power of Killing Time.”  It really resonates with WHY so many of us are searching for something like cohousing, so Lynn & Kelli decided to have a conversa...

S2 Episode 29: 15 Minute Neighborhood

April 11, 2023 18:00 - 12 minutes - 8.85 MB

In Episode 29 Lynn Morstead and Kelli Soika take a walk through their new neighborhood and discover wonderful destinations all within 15 minutes of home! The 15- minute neighborhood concept has caught our eye recently. We wondered what would be accessible on foot from our cohousing community, so we made a date and set out on foot one morning to see what we could learn. If you want to follow along, get your Google map ready and start at 114 Delmar, Houston, Texas 77011. We’re going to head n...