A Private Paradise, Revisited
In many ways, this project is a study in personalities:  of the original clients, of the home's architecture and, ultimately, of subsequent owners who purchased the property and called me back to it years after my initial work had been completed.   The first time through, the owners were close friends of mine.  We had remarkably similar tastes, so my basic charge was to do exactly what I thought needed to be done, much as if it were my own home. The house is a beautiful example of Mid-Century Modern, a style that fits well in the special environs of the Florida Keys.  But when I first visited the site, I could tell that someone had tried to turn it into