Entries by Tracy D

Renovations: Reality vs. “Reality” TV

Renovating …it’s a scary process, especially if you’ve never done it before.  There’s a lot on the line…time, money, mess, uncertainty (did I mention time and money?)  If you watch HGTV it goes something like this… Dating phase: Client, designer and contractor meet and get to know each other.  Concepts are developed.  Everyone is starry […]

Would You Take Out Your Own Appendix?

I was having a conversation the other day with my sister-in-law; a physician working in a rural community where their clinic is over capacity.  She is on the committee that is looking to renovate the facility and has been given the responsibility of compiling ideas for the new design. My first reaction was (and I’m […]