What does the concept of HOME mean?
Its our shelter, our investment,
our asylum, our nest, the repository of all of our stuff
It can be a prison, literally or figuratively.
Its an archive of our history,
or perhaps just a temporary space, someplace we had no say in
It has aspects both architectural and
design-y, personal and sentimental. Its our own private
hidey-hole, or the center of our social networking
A house. An apartment. Cabin
After many decades, my partner and
I found ourselves (almost accidentally) downsizing from a four-story
townhouse in Philadelphia into a condo in a modern high-rise.
Adjustments did not come easily, but were tempered by having enormous
windows overlooking the city - East, South, and Southwest. The
sky! The lights! The clouds!
Is this home?