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In the garden

This morning, just as the first shafts of sunlight reached our yard, I stepped out the backdoor and went Wow!

Normally, I don’t do this, however, for some reason, I had one of those Awe moments Herman Melville describes in… 311 more words

Elder Blogger

I am just an old school kid

I never wanted to write anything about this topic as it will turn out as a one-sided story. I grew up from a province which was still developing (early 90’s).  460 more words

Out of Suburbia

By Nicole Campbell

Ever since mid 20th century, the suburbs have been considered the most iconic of places to live. Images of a nuclear family living in a house with a backyard and a driveway, wedged between other houses looking almost identical tend to spring to mind. 930 more words


Bellevue Ben & Jerry's

The long awaited Ben & Jerry’s shop is open at Bellevue Square in the former Baskin-Robbins space. The shop will be dishing up ice cream and non-dairy treats offered by the scoop (or two) and by the pint for take-home enjoyment. 28 more words


If Kids Grow Vegetables, They Eat Vegetables

A great TED presentation from the self declared ‘Guerrilla Gardener’.

An entertaining perspective on how we use urban spaces, who owns them and who has rights to use them. 83 more words


Recent Housing News

For New Homes, Women Are a Tougher Sell…
Angst about health of the housing market appears stronger than men.  It is not that women don’t want to own their own homes. 139 more words

Housing Economics

Coffee Crawl Montréal: Tourist Edition

So you’re coming to Montréal and you’ve heard about the city’s awesome café culture but you’re concerned about maximizing your coffee drinkng and seeing all the sights  976 more words