“We'd begun to lean away from the cottage,” explained Kiowana resident, Ronald Noble, “which looked odd in photographs. So, weekend before last, I got some local boys in here with their cranes and winches and we jacked up the bay side of the cottage seven degrees.”

(to author Everett Wilkinson, in a 2004 taped interview for Skinning the Cat, an exploration of alternative solutions to the problems of aging  /HarperCollins Publishers)