Over at my Living Single blog at Psychology Today, I wrote a post about my recent visit to the Bellingham cohousing community, and along the way, described the notion of cohousing. Take a look at that first, then check out some additional pictures here.

Here’s a view from the deck of the common house, looking out toward a stretch of green and a few of the other homes.

Cohousing is self-governing. Here’s an example of an agenda for an upcoming meeting.

Here’s a picture of the entrance to one of the homes. You can also see part of the adjacent home. Notice the porches out front.

Here’s what the kitchen in that home looks like:

For solitude, check out this deck in the back of the home: