Songs of Suburbia

While listening to a Pandora station the other day, a song came on that brought me back to my childhood. As I thought about the words of the song, I realized it was talking about suburbia.

Later in the day I changed stations and heard another song about the suburbs. Curious, I searched for others.

Little Boxes - Malvina Reynolds

When I was in elementary school, our groovy music teacher...

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Expectations

We are Michiganders. Michiganders live for their summers. Sunsets over Lake Michigan. Tubing behind boats on inland lakes. Biking on a rails to trails park.

I prefer the Fall. Sipping a hot cup of coffee while driving my old Jeep topless through radiant trees blazing in fall colors? Better than any summer beach day.

How About We Go To…

We come back to Michigan each summer. And each time...

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Ditching Suburbia Logo Shirt

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Can Teens Share a Room?

Another request from our inbox - questions about teen boys and girls sharing a space.

I haven’t seen anything on your site about how a teenage boy and girl have spent years sharing a room. I’d love to hear how it works or even see it as a blog post.

Sticks-n-Bricks Bedrooms

Once upon a time our children each had their own room.  After all - we had a boy and a girl. They needed privacy....

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Capstone or Cornerstone

I build digital things. Websites. eBooks. Blog posts.

The digital lifespan is short. I go back to blog posts I wrote a year ago and half of the links I included are now dead. A company website I poured my heart into 3 years ago is gone.

My brother is a mason. He builds fireplaces, outdoor ovens, and patios.

Sometimes I’m jealous of his job. Years later his work is still standing.

We...

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Mark Twain Did Not Tell You To Explore, Dream, or Discover

It’s passed around in countless Internet memes.

Downloadable as desktop wallpaper.

Posted in Instagram photos.

Found painted on cafe walls.

Posted on the back of north-bound RVs.

Stuck in the sidebars of travel blogs.

Spend a day or two researching travel and you’ll run across this quote from Mark Twain:

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t...

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