AAUW’s Home Tour Features a Trio of Vastly Different Houses Saturday

• Meet the residence of Gary and Lynn McCall: One 5,600-square-foot, solar-and-wind-powered straw bale house that took half a decade for a family to build; one of just a handful of North State straw bale homes, and an almost unheard-of example of a two-story… Continue Reading


‘In the Artist’s Studio’ with Rodney Thompson

Award-winning professional artist Rodney Thompson’s art meets life.  His rich encaustic works are a reflection of his love of natural environments, Eastern cultures and rituals, and his personal sense of calm.  I visited Rodney’s studio and chatted with him about… Continue Reading