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HOA theft, fraud, and embezzlement roundup (May 2016)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Woman suspected of defrauding homeowners association

Former bookkeeper of Kingsland Ocala Waterway Homeowners Association (FL), Debby Lee Underwood, was recently arrested for fraud. 426 more words


The Collared Blues

Stumptown Lives started with a BANG!

Yet another helpless debate about rising housing costs in Portland set me off on a mission: to write about the city from other people’s perspectives, especially from those who had lived here before Portland became Portlandia. 1,415 more words


Elissa Sanci: Seeing the world with new eyes

Three months ago, I sat down in Susan Campbell’s senior seminar class for the first time, wondering what on earth this mandatory course could be about. 343 more words


Living The Dream

He lay in bed, watching soccer and drinking tea. His facial hair was unkempt. Dressed in pajamas, he lived like a weekender.

Only that it wasn’t the weekend. 125 more words

Unlocking The World of Tomorrow N.Y. World's Fair 1939

Americans got their first glimpse into the World of Tomorrow, 77 years ago.

On April 30, 1939 the New York  World’s Fair had its grand opening, inviting and enticing Americans with a view of the wonderous future that awaited them. 1,803 more words

Vintage Ads

We are told about the world before we see it

We are told about the world before we see it” (Meskin)

The world is made of social constructs that were invented by white men to keep others down. 833 more words