Cottage industry: Susan Fornoff reports on space-saving details in a 250 square foot home. We like the small-living tips list, some of which is familiar (eliminate doors, mount furniture on casters) and some of which is new (build into the walls.)
Rue's vivid blossoms a balm to the eyes: Demi Bowles Lathrop tells us how to grow a very useful herb, rue.
All we can say is this: San Francisco is one of the world's capitals for living well and yet we rarely see beautiful homes in the Chron. What gives? We wish Lynette would stop wringing her hands about size and pedigree and spend her energy instead on bringing more of our area's fantastically inventive residences to the Chron's pages.