When my children were young we would make a “summer fun” list after the last day of school. At the start of vacation it seemed like we had so much time to fit in everything we wanted to do.
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I enjoy vacationing at the beach as well as in the mountains, but I need to live near water. It doesn’t have anything to do with an apocalyptic view of a drought-stricken world or rising ocean levels destroying property values. It has everything to do with the way being on, in or in view of water makes me feel.
There is a great deal of discussion about the importance of diversity in cities, but have you ever thought about the importance of biodiversity in urban areas? Imagine a manicured park with a carpet of thick green turf and only one type of tree, maybe a maple.
What is your relationship with the outdoors? Do you like to garden, fish, bicycle, or camp? Do you generally look out the window wishing you...