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This is more about Escapes than Setting up Home, but we just came across this article in the New York Times opinion section about a New York City couple with a second home in Dubois, Wyoming.

It's an interesting take on living simply in a loft-like space while the predominant surrounding home types are log cabins and lodges:

In How the West Won Me, writer Winifred Gallagher touches on the contrasts between her Upper West Side life and life even further west - in Wyoming. Head on over to the New York Times for more on her metal shed house and how its design and ease of maintenance is slowly winning over the locals.

Image: Michael Segell/New York Times