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Defensive Landscaping

In late April and early May, my mind is abuzz with gardening and landscaping plans. I research plants, dream up color schemes, make lists, haunt garden centers, and chart the hours of sunlight for my new garden—yep, I’m hardcore. 229 more words

Urban Life

Visions for West Seventh

How do you fit all the public amenities needed for a 21st century city into a 19th century street? Some cities benefited from great forethought, like… 1,831 more words


The Citywalkers - #1 Tsim Sha Tsui

As Asian world city where East meets West, Hong Kong is well-known for being a world-class shopping Mecca and a gourmet paradise. However, little does one recognize that there are in fact lots of hidden gems in the city. 1,549 more words

Hong Kong

Being where you are.

Do I long to travel?? You betcha. Before getting married and having a family, I did as much traveling as I could. The only times I travel now, is for a family vacation at summer’s end, before the beginning of a new school year, or to visit extended family. 132 more words

New York City