Norman Rockwell Urban Connection

Although his home was rural Vermont, Norman Rockwell knew of the integrated urban neighborhoods that thrived in America in the 1940s. Long before interstates, Levittown, and the “white flight,” working-class neighborhoods in Troy, New York, and Los Angeles, California attracted the famous illustrator. He drew sketches and took photographs of their homes and their people, and these sketches served as […]

TIUOA – The indiscriminate use of acronyms

People love to use acronyms. I’d like to think it’s because we think so fast that we need to condense our speech to compensate, so we use acronyms to speed things up; But it could be wrong. Acronyms are especially rampant in chat rooms. If you’ve been to one, you know how difficult it is to understand what people are […]

Section 8 Tenants? Dos and Don’ts for Homeowners

Section 8 is a Housing and Urban Development (HUD) assistance program for low-income families that provides housing payment assistance to families based on their ability to pay for housing expenses. Section 8 programs are administered by a Public Housing Authority (PHA); either the State, the local city housing authority, or the county housing commission. The PHA pays the landlord most […]

Shaman’s Life: The Hero’s Journey

The life of the shaman takes place throughout the hero’s journey, which was established by the mythologist Joseph Campbell in five main stages. Are: 1) The early conventional life of the shaman; 2) The crisis, or call to adventure and to wake up; 3) discipline and training; 4) Culmination of the search for enlightenment, death and rebirth; and 5) The […]

How much does a limousine cost?

How much does a limo ride cost? If you are on this page, you are probably thinking of hiring one for the first time. Since there are different types of limousines, choosing one can be difficult for you. In fact, it can be a bit intimidating. Here are some things you may want to consider before renting one. The tips […]

How to become a successful real estate investor

Many people dream of becoming real estate investors, but not everyone has what it takes. If you dream of becoming an investor, here are several important questions to consider long before purchasing your first investment property: 1) Why would a homeowner sell a house at a bargain price? Many things happen in people’s lives that make their home suddenly become […]