It is final

    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 had one single moment for …

It is final Read More »

White is hip

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 since we have so much …

White is hip Read More »


  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 real estate agent. Of course …

Lessons Read More »

Tough decisions

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 by the lender that they …

Tough decisions Read More »


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 in a lot of ways …

Changes Read More »

Sign Up For Our Newsletter