We are officially back out in the world, and, yes, of course, playing by all of the rules, doing what we can to avoid that nasty little buzz-kill of a virus. It seems this little bugger doesn’t much care much about architectural style, scenic building sites or geography. Rustic Colorado mountain log home, Lake Michigan Cottage-style home or contemporary Burt lake getaway, this thing is lurking, but it’s time to start planting those homes that were born during that lengthy timeout from our lives’ routines this thing caused. Improvise, adapt and overcome has always been a guiding creed in how we approach matters and adapting to today’s “new normal” is no exception. Thank God most of our client contact takes place in the wide open spaces of the great outdoors or in the COVID-free comfort zones of zoom or facetime, but what we do behind the scenes still requires many crossed paths, intersections and interactions. As we have often said, at Town + Country we “systemizing chaos” in an ever complex, disjointed, dysfunctional world of designing/producing/constructing custom natural wood homes around the country; systems, protocols and procedures are part of our DNA. Yes, this has and continues to be about a world wide battle with a microscopic opponent, but has become glaringly apparent that it is now also about how people act and react because of it. It is personal…for everyone. There is no one-size-fits-all here . One cannot systemize that aspect. We are not making a statement. We are not casting judgements. We respect those individual personal thoughts and choices, from inside of our organization, to our collaborative partners, to our clients, to the general public. Some clients have put their dreams on hold, many have taken their windfall of extra free time to get planning and drawing. If and when you are ready to start back to your dream of a Cedar home, call. We are here.
I have more questions and concerns about getting an oil-change than I do about this project.~ Tom H.