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You know you live in a starter castle when…/Sabes due vives en un castillo inicial cuando …

Note: –  first try at a completely bilingual post. Sincerest apologies if Google Translate and/or autocorrect mess up the translations. Nota: – primero prueba en una publicación completamente bilingüe. Sinceras disculpas si Google Translate y/o autocorrección estropean las traducciones. —— … Continue reading

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You know your community is suburban when…

Part two of this satirical series – rural communities were addressed over the past weekend. Enjoy! Dandelions are public enemy number one! Squirrels and groundhogs are public enemy number two and three respectively. There are more car-deer collisions than any … Continue reading

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Enough with the freaking starter castles – NSFW

A set of plans recently came through the office for a 10,000 square foot single-family home (a.k.a. starter castle or McMansion). Good grief! How many square feet do people need for their stuff? When I think of the number of … Continue reading

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