Oh give me a home where no real estate brookers roam.

Homelessness resolved. The trouble with Homelessness is the wrong people get involved. Land developers, real estate brokers, and ambitious architects. Not to mention over anxious freeway and parking lot builders. This might sound funny but it is true. The city comes up with available building space and before you know it others with dollar signsContinue reading “Oh give me a home where no real estate brookers roam.”

This is not a partisan wish list.

I am almost sure we can agree on a few things. Easy access to affordable healthcare being one. Reduced inflation being another. I would like a few potholes filled in and some wider roads here and there. Most teachers would like a pay raise. Do we agree on these things? So how do we getContinue reading “This is not a partisan wish list.”

Why do those guys talk like that?

Who’s correct here? People north of the Canadian border or south? And I am talking correct pronunciation of certain words. When speaking of living in a house is it howse as the southern neighbors pronounce it or howoose as the northern neighbors pronounce it. When pronouncing the word about is it abowt or is itContinue reading “Why do those guys talk like that?”

Ronald Reagan brought an end to it all.

Fall 1962 I started my freshman year at East Los Angeles College. A community college under the oversite of the Los Angeles Unified School District. At that time the total enrollment of students for both day and night classes at ELAC were about 10K.After filling out the required forms and papers then selecting my desiredContinue reading “Ronald Reagan brought an end to it all.”

A tale of two neighborhoods.

It was the best of times and the worst of times. It all started out in our little working class community in East Los Angeles. Located between the B. F. Goodrich tire factory on the west end and the Edison high tension power lines on the east. About two miles from end to end. SeeContinue reading “A tale of two neighborhoods.”

So what is Cohousing anyway?

Wife and I live in a Cohousing community. It is not a hippie commune. We do not grow marijuana. Women do not wear granny dresses and go barefoot. No, none of that. It is an intentional community for seniors. Its intention is to know and help your neighbors. WE set on a seven acre campusContinue reading “So what is Cohousing anyway?”