Monthly Archives: August 2010

Research Criteria for Project

There are hundreds, if not thousands, of intentional communities across the United States. Go to for a comprehensive list. And for as many communities that already exist there are just as many in the planning and forming stages. For the … Continue reading

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Your house as nest egg? Think again.

Like many people, I bought my first house thinking it would go up in value every year. I suppose that expectation was supported by living in Phoenix where people were getting 25-50% or more, return on their investment over the … Continue reading

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What is Cohousing?

One of the most frequently asked questions I am getting lately is, “What is cohousing” and how is it different than other types of intentional community living? From the book Reinventing Community by David Wann, What makes cohousing unique … Continue reading

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Are my European roots showing?

Both my parents immigrated separately to upstate New York in the early 60’s to start a new life and live the American Dream. In order to make their dream possible they worked odd jobs and watched TV to improve their … Continue reading

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