Buying a House: Your Practical Introduction to Entropy

Matthew McFarlane
3 min readMar 28, 2022

Your house would like to be a pile of sticks and other thoughts on home ownership

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The point of owning a home, as far as I can tell, is to keep it from falling down. And if you’ve recently purchased a home, the first thing you need to understand is that your house desperately wants to fall down. If you could ask your house what it wants to be when it grows up, it would…

Matthew McFarlane

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