Archive for February 2008

Ironic – Foreclosures Providing Homes for Homeless

I opened my local paper this morning and saw a huge feature on a city close to my heart but hundreds of miles away…Cleveland.  It seems America’s floreclosure crisis has created a uniqe situation for the homeless in Cleveland and other cities in the U.S.  Apparently on any given night the homeless are outnumbered in

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What are You doing for Spring Break?

It’s hard to believe that the Spring Break season is almost here. If you’re planning on leaving your community for sites a little warmer or a little different remember there are plenty of wonderful locations not that far away from home. Visit Expedia Travel Trendwatch for a top ten list of popular local destinations for

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New Urban Mom Entrepreneurs

I’d like you to meet Carrie Lauth (pictured here). Carrie is a natural living specialist and host of the popular internet radio program, Natural Moms Talk Radio. I posted about Carrie today because she’s written an exceptional business guide that I think many new urban moms will appreciate, especially if you’re thinking about becoming an

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Showing the World the Upside of Democracy

Our system of democracy may not be perfect, but when America has popular presidential candidates from groups that have been marginalized and discriminated against for centuries I think it’s a moment to celebrate. When you read or hear pundits in the media expressing surprise at the results-40% of whites voting for an African American male-Barack

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Best Reality TV – Super Tuesday

This morning the NPR morning newscaster referred to today’s “Super Tuesday” primaries as a ratings bonanza for television networks as it’ll provide better reality TV than any “reality” show currently on the tube. I’m no fan of reality TV shows  (especially since I don’t find it rooted in reality at all) but I sure am addicted to televised events that are actually going to make a difference

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