Looking for a New Year’s resolution that can help our planet

Try adopting one of these strategies: If you are a building owner, add renewable energy to your roof or grounds. If your utility or town offers renewable energy as a higher cost option for your electricity source (and if you can afford it), please opt-in. If you are in a water-stressed area, set a timer …

PLAYING TO THE CROWD

LS&A is proud to announce that our project is featured in the August 2019 Boston Magazine, SPACES article entitled “Playing to the Crowd” Boston Magazine calls it a knockout! Check it out on Pages 42 &43.   All Photographs by Matthew Delphinich Want to see more?   https://lesliesaul.com/sudburyhousepavilion.html Do you love color? Do you want a space that is a knockout? Let us …

CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE; REMEMBER WHY WE CELEBRATE JULY 4TH.​

One of Thomas Jefferson’s last letters was written on June 24, 1826, declining the invitation from the Mayor of Washington, DC to join a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. All three surviving signers of the Declaration declined the Mayor’s invitation due to their poor health. Jefferson was 83, …

GAMBOGE YELLOW, A COLOR WITH SOME POTTY HUMOR, I MEAN HISTORY​

Have you ever heard of the yellow known as Gamboge? According to Kassia St. Clair in The Secret Livesof Color (Penguin Books c. 2016), “Gamboge is the solidified sap of Garcinia trees, and comes primarilyfrom Cambodia, or Camboja as it was once known, which is how Gamboge got its name.” Here in New England, when we think of the …

WHY DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION? INCLUSION MAKES FOR DIVERSITY, WHICH MAKES FOR SUSTAINABILITY​

Nature in its purest form is a great model for how to make life sustainable, circle of life, and so on.  Early humans lived a nomadic life as they followed the natural abundance of food as those food sources changed seasonally. They hunted, fished and gathered plants and nuts, but rarely settled into villages. Growing …