OT - I don't _hate_ McMansions

Kimball Larsen kimball at kimballlarsen.com
Wed Jun 18 12:13:50 MDT 2008

On Jun 18, 2008, at 12:07 PM, Levi Pearson wrote:

> Kimball Larsen <kimball at kimballlarsen.com> writes:
>> I took my daughter to a birthday party yesterday.  Her friend's
>> neighborhood is very upscale (in the Boise, ID area) and very new.
>> Most homes likely sell in the $500-750k range, and are 2-3 story 5000
>> sqft monstrosities.  Driving up the street to the home of her friend,
>> I was stunned to realize that what I thought was 1 really large house
>> turned out to be 3 separate homes placed so close together as to
>> appear to be one long building when you were viewing them at an angle
>> of more than about 30 degrees.
> I stayed with some friends in a small town outside of Boise.  Their
> home there was not only huge, but it was on a huge lot, in a
> neighborhood of huge homes on huge lots.  They were all new, and there
> was still a lot of construction going on.  All it takes is enough
> money.
>                --Levi

True.  There are a (few) developments with large lots around here.    
It does take *lots* of money to get into them.

- Kimball

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