Strong Public Schools And The Impact On Community

The importance of a strong public school to a community cannot be overstated.  Researchers believe it’s not simply the case that good schools happen to be located in good communities. Rather, public schools actually...

The Delmar Loop is a Destination Street

Hanging out in the Delmar Loop is a show in itself When our son was in elementary school at Flynn Park in University City, many school events were topped off with a trip to Blueberry...
Forest Park

The Delmar Divide in St Louis MO

The Delmar Divide has become more "talked about" since Ferguson This morning I met Dewey Isreal.  Dewey and his wife just moved to Stl this summer from Maryland.  They have spent most of their lives...

Apartment for lease in University City at $650 per month

For lease in University City

Guidelines for parenting for character

Guidelines for parenting for character Several years ago I was introduced to Marvin W. Berkowitz, PhD, through my friend Bethel Hale.  Bethel is a teacher at Nottingham Community Access & Job Training High School (CAJT)....

2014 St Louis Real Estate Statistics

2014 St Louis Real Estate Statistics I kind of like the days when I look at statistics and market trends until I look at so many my head starts spinning.  Hopefully I can give you...
Locs of Glory

As a boomer I am living my dream life of quasi communal living

A boomer's dream of communal living comes true The communal living experience that my husband and I started creating about 3 years ago is working beyond our dreams.  We live in an urban townhouse in...

10 Things to do in St Louis MO to get in the holiday spirit

Oh my my my but I struggle with the holidays.  So a couple of weeks ago I decided that I am going to make time to get in the holiday spirit this year.  Here...