No Closed Doors

An open door policy is a wonderful thing, except when you would really like an actual door to close and remain so. We have 3 doors in the museum in Benedict House that offer a true challenge. One door will not close nor open – because there is only a hole where the handle should…

Toilet Training

Long ago at our summer cottage, my father posted a sign in the bathroom. It read “this toilet is out to get you” followed by a list of instructions on how and what to flush. Toilet design is better now – and yet in our IOKDS houses we do have some older style toilets that…