Lower Prices For Southern Homes

Generally speaking, homes located in many southern states are lower in price than in many of our northern states. In my opinion this is related to higher property taxes, median income and available land. For example: Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama have a much lower median home prices than say […]

Design and Build Your Dream Home

 Do you want to build your dream home? The process involves purchasing a lot for your building, selection of a floor plan and the various architectural features which you want to include in your home. In the process, you might end up committing costly mistakes. However, you can use the […]

Nourish Your Buyers (and Yourself)

I was recently asked to participate in a Rest and Nourish forum, which consists of interviews with a number of people in a variety of fields about how we nourish ourselves. My responses (surprise, surprise) have to do with the space in which I live. But I also realized as […]

Tending Our Garden

I passed by the field of the sluggard and by the vineyard of the man lacking sense, and behold, it was completely overgrown with thistles; it’s surface was covered with nettles, and it’s stone wall was broken down. When I saw, I reflected upon it; I looked and received instruction. […]

The Symbolism in a Zen Garden

The primary structure of a Japanese garden is determined by the architecture that contain it; that is, the framework of enduring elements such as buildings, verandas and terraces, paths, tsukiyama (artificial hills), and stone compositions. It is ideal to set in small areas or places without enough light or ventilation […]