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What We’re Reading: June 18-22

Technology, architecture, and food. Finally, the only barrier between us and owning a yacht has been resolved. The Rustbelt is finding new purpose. Keep Portland Weird or Keep Portland Safe? Meh, you can have both. Darren Stone/flickr/2011 No wonder...
June 22, 2018

What We’re Reading: June 4-8

Office dynamics, new land, and technology. Office meetings are inevitable, but they can be better. Do you find balance in your office friendships, or do you find yourself in awkward situations? You’re not going to get along with everyone...

What We’re Reading: May 28-June 1

Volcanic activity, savings, privacy, population, math, How incredibly unlucky was this? This week in Questions We Didn’t Know Had to Be Asked… Phillippe Put/flickr/2014 We are always looking for ways to increase our savings, but there are a lot of...

What We’re Reading: May 21-25

Trends, privacy, technology, postage, and policies. You know, it’s kind of Uber meets Meetup, but with houses instead of cars. We have a “Corner of Shame.” How do you deal with messes in your open floor plan? This is...

What We’re Reading: May 14-18

Technology, science, and rent. Has your home’s tech lost its edge? Or has it reached its pinnacle, replete with parlor walls? If you have a service animal, check new airline policies before booking travel. I saw two pigeons smugly...

What We’re Reading: May 7-11

Sunscreen, tech, architecture, meetings, travel, and location. Check your sunscreen ingredients before you go to Hawaii. Amazon and Lennar are pairing up for this smart initiative. Does anyone else type a word out, see the suggested emoji and opt...

What We’re Reading: April 30-May 4

Happy Star Wars Day, Kentucky Derby, design, collections, decision-making,  and social media. May the 4th be with you. If you’re throwing a Derby party, Mint Juleps are probably on your menu. Jeremy T. Hetzel/flickr/2014 White cabinets are just the...

What We’re Reading: April 23-27

Communication, design, leads, rentals, blockchain, and education. Elevate your communication game by avoiding the words on this list. We could get into this kind of team building and personal development. Finally, the snooze button migrates to more areas of...
April 27, 2018

What We’re Reading: April 16-20

Property, technology, and bookbinding. Thinking about buying a second home? Consider one of these U.S. cities. How did we take aerial photographs before we had drones? We turned to these guys obviously. German Blanco/flickr/2010 Check out this chart showing...
April 20, 2018

What We’re Reading: April 9-13

Closing, bots, candy, relocation, technology, community, and books. There are many variables in play before a sale closes. Have you run into any of these? Are you clicking a link shared by a person or a bot? Why hasn’t...
April 13, 2018