I was driving through Cortland, NY's country side last weekend and it was filled with curvy roads, seasonal roads, wildlife, and lots of snow. But then out of nowhere we drive by something unexpected: these brightly colored cottages. I didn't know what to think, odd, cute, or creepy? My hopes were that they belonged to an artist community, finding peace on in a small community up on a hill. But I was wrong, the real news (from the locals) was Cortland University's grad students like them; so they can party loud in a house instead of within an apartment building; close enough.