Monthly Archives: February 2015

The 20 coolest towns in the US – Matador Network

The 20 coolest towns in the US – Matador Network.

This is a fluff piece about “cool” places in the US. The criteria includes “not having to drive everywhere” which is important to me. It seems this article leans more towards visiting, than living in the cool place.

I’ve been to several of these cities, and they definitely are great places to visit. I particularly like Asheville, NC.  I’ve never been to Port Angeles, WA and that’s pretty close to where I live now. I need to get there!

Why Are Developers Still Building Sprawl? – The Atlantic

Why Are Developers Still Building Sprawl? – The Atlantic.

I hate having to drive everywhere I want to go. The grocery store, the drug store, post office, and especially work are all more than an hour walk away. There are no houses near enough to work such that one could walk to work, and to the store. The suburbs are not designed that way. In fact, they’re not designed at all.