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Forts! Harkening Back to Childhood for an Atmospheric Office
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Alonna Shaw
February 2014
Writing
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Written by
Alonna Shaw
February 2014
Writing
I am formulating a plan for an organic writing space. In this photo my neighbor's cat made her own fort out of a blanket I was airing in the sunshine.
I was an expert fort-builder when I was a kid. Traditional forts were made out of pillows and blankets. If my mom purchased a new appliance, whahoo! then the cardboard box was transformed into a rocket ship. During warm summer months a cluster of small, twisty trees sufficed creating a breezy room. A good sweeping of the ground revealedl a smooth dirt floor.
How can a walipini be an office? To me, walking sans shoes and touching the earth would be the perfect way to take breaks from my desk chair. Read complete post here.
Did you build forts when you were a kid? What made yours special?
 

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