August 27, 2009 in Washington Voices
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colinm@spokesman.com A window next to the front door allows visitors to see the inner straw bale walls at Frieda Morgenstern’s eco-friendly South Hill home.

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John Brinton and Frieda Morgenstern’s South Hill straw bale house is part of the Spokane Green + Solar Home and Landscape Tour 2009, planned by Community-Minded Enterprises, a nonprofit organization. A tour of their home is set for Sept. 20.

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All the windows of the straw bale house have rounded corners, which helps soften the light coming in.