San Francisco, CAUSA
December 22, 2008
I am interested in exploring communal housing as an option for downsizing my life and growing community. I am still pretty green behind my ears about all this but I figure I have to start somewhere...
I watched "Escape from Suburbia" on Saturday. Found their site. Looked up O.U.R. Ecovillage. Decided that I'd rather stay in the SF Bay area (it's cold enough here). And somehow found my way to www.cohousing.org where I found a link to this Meetup
Creating community, preferably sustainable community.
Probably for now rent.
I currently live in San Francisco but would like to move towards the sun: East Bay or South Bay
Hi, Rachel. Glad you found our group, and I look forward to your participation and sharing of ideas/philosophy re choosing to be single and challenging cultural norms. Your event interests match up with ours, so I hope you find one soon that you'll come out to.
Thank you for joining! I look forward to seeing you at our meetings soon.
Thanks for stepping up as a supporting member of East Bay Cohousing, Rachel. Your membership dues are a key part of what helps us build community, host events, run an office, and more. We're looking forward to seeing you at the community-building training next Friday through Monday http://www.ebcoho.org/calendar/143345... - I hope you'll find it well worth your while. Diana is extremely organized and this format provides lots of time to learn in different ways.
We're glad to hear you got more out of our orientation yesterday, Rachel, than you did the first international cohousing exploration meeting in SF (by all accounts, the second one in Berkeley was much more focussed on community than just the "international" part). We are working on locking down a location to do a San Francisco version of the Ecovillage slideshow, since you're not the only one who can't make it Thursday or can't easily travel to the East Bay (the location is not near BART).
Welcome to East Bay Cohousing, Rachel? I haven't watched "Escape from Suburbia" yet myself (although I've heard good things about it) -- perhaps we can do a group viewing at our Berkeley downtown office. Cohousing makes a lot of sense for downsizing, moving to a house that fits like a glove, not like an old coat, with shared resources. I look forward to seeing you at upcoming meetings.