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Cabrillo lighthouse gives best view in San Diego

Tiny houses are more interesting than two sub-zero freezers

Danielle Drummond's tiny house (on wheels) in Lemon Grove
Danielle Drummond's tiny house (on wheels) in Lemon Grove

Shining a light on the lighthouse

I’ve really enjoyed the “Best Of” (“San Diego Reader Best Of 2023”, Cover Story, Oct. 4) editions from year to year and it’s my guess that you get a lot of mail with varying opinions about your picks. This is one of those posts. Best view in San Diego, hands down, is from Cabrillo National Monument.

Randall

Oceanside

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Big house boos, little house lauds

I’ve been thinking for awhile now, that it might be a good time to retire the Unreal Estate feature, that runs in most issues of the Reader. I have no particular complaint about big, fancy houses — and enjoyed working on many of them in my career in construction. But, there just isn’t that much more to be said about those houses. Once you’ve installed two SubZero freezers, the only place left to go is... three SubZero freezers.

What I might find interesting is an ongoing series about creative ways to make small structures — like ADU’s. We’re crying out for good homes, for normal people — and I know that there are a lot of people out there, thinking of interesting ways to satisfy that need. I bet people would like to read about that.

Murray Nies

Coronado

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Danielle Drummond's tiny house (on wheels) in Lemon Grove
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Shining a light on the lighthouse

I’ve really enjoyed the “Best Of” (“San Diego Reader Best Of 2023”, Cover Story, Oct. 4) editions from year to year and it’s my guess that you get a lot of mail with varying opinions about your picks. This is one of those posts. Best view in San Diego, hands down, is from Cabrillo National Monument.

Randall

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Big house boos, little house lauds

I’ve been thinking for awhile now, that it might be a good time to retire the Unreal Estate feature, that runs in most issues of the Reader. I have no particular complaint about big, fancy houses — and enjoyed working on many of them in my career in construction. But, there just isn’t that much more to be said about those houses. Once you’ve installed two SubZero freezers, the only place left to go is... three SubZero freezers.

What I might find interesting is an ongoing series about creative ways to make small structures — like ADU’s. We’re crying out for good homes, for normal people — and I know that there are a lot of people out there, thinking of interesting ways to satisfy that need. I bet people would like to read about that.

Murray Nies

Coronado

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