It is final

27 Apr 3 Comments Tamara Changes

    Well it has happened.  And it was a nail biter.  I guess I shouldn’t expect anything less on this roller coaster we’ve got ourselves on.  Reverie might not have been the best name for our business, at least not the development part of it, since I have not

Goodbye Oakland

22 Mar No Comments Ramon Changes

    It is really happening, after 8 years we are selling our home in Oakland. It is with sadness that we are parting with this lovely house that we both have put so much of ourselves in but it is time to move on and completely focus on Reverie.

White is hip

19 Feb 3 Comments Tamara Changes, Seasons

Ramon and I spent the last two weeks in Oakland, packing up the final remnants of our stuff, meeting with various contractors, and picking out paint colors.  White walls, white countertops, white everything is what Bay Area house buyers are looking for, apparently. Which doesn’t completely work for our house


7 Oct 1 Comment Tamara Changes

  Ramon and I spent the last two days meeting with real estate agents to sell our house in Oakland. It was so strange to look at the house we spent several years lovingly renovating, searching for just the right furniture for each space, through the critical eyes of a

Tough decisions

10 Sep 4 Comments Tamara Changes, Progress

We’ve had some difficult decisions to make lately. To raise the capital we need to develop Reverie, we were trying to refinance the Spanish Flat property on which Reverie Retreat is situated. After going through an inordinate number of hoops and getting right down to the wire, we were told


6 Jan 5 Comments Tamara Changes

Happy New Year to everyone! 2014 at Reverie was definitely a year of growth, challenges, stress, laughter, tears, big highs and big lows, and in the end, unexpected change. I am sad to announce that Liz and Stan have decided not to continue as our partners in Reverie Retreat. While