The vision began with no idea of ending. We designed this home to be an oasis and creative laboratory, a place to recharge. The time we have spent here has been fruitful and leaving is very much bittersweet; we are eager and energized for what awaits us in the Pittsburgh Pennsylvania area, and in saying farewell to this amazing house that we designed and built, there is a gratitude for this space, the gatherings and the time we spent together working and living and growing. In packing our art pieces we came across this gem, a signed Interview Mag cover from Andy Warhol. I had a great time working freelance for the publication in its day, and it is a wonderful reminder of how each successive stage in life enriches you, helps you develop, and is a mix of triumphs and small grievings as you grow and move onward. In a lot of ways, we give up something that is very good to take up what is next.
So, here we go! Packing up our life to put down new roots in Pennsylvania, wrapping up our equipment, our household, our expectations, and our memories.
Mostly what is left is a benediction – an excited anticipation for the next owners to discover how echoes of laughter nestle here, nurtured creative endeavors flourish within these walls, and peace is rooted firmly here on this piece of land near Lawrence, Kansas.