The Native Tourist
reformed/biblical observations on Christianity and culture

Monday, September 08, 2003
This Is the Dawning of the Age of . . . Aesthetics
So says the author Virginia Postrel (read an interview in the Atlantic and and a brief piece in Wired magazine).

Sure the cofee makers, laptops, gel pens and even trowels are cool. But I wonder if Ms. Postell has seen some of the houses I've seen build in past six months.

Actually, in some of the new developments (row houses) I have seen going up near our new home, they appear to be trying - at least on the outside - to make the buildings have a traditional, crafted look, but I suspect the inside is the same old beige story. Maybe I am wrong. I hope so.