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Is “Visitable” the New “SEX” in Housing?

Well it SELLS, doesn’t it?  We all know the advertising and marketing mantra “sex sells”.  Some statistics say that 20% of ALL advertising is selling S-E-X nowadays, including everything from vegetable oil, hamburgers, and even internet access.  (see the link above, but at your own discretion… there’s some racy stuff in those ads!) So if […]

WHY Didn’t we do this SOONER? (Aging in Place)

I took my children on the three hour drive from Seattle to visit my parents and our extended family for Thanksgiving in the Portland/Vancouver area last week.  We had a wonderful dinner and event with 25 people in the extended Murphy family, and the kids – as always – had a great time with their […]

“I Get By, With a Little Help from My Friends” (and Family)

We all know the song, we all know the lyrics, and we ALL know the BAND.  Heck, I was probably wetting my bed at 2 years old, while this song was blasting in my parents married student housing apartment unit in West Lafayette, Indiana some weekend as they were both back at Purdue University to […]

Hillary Clinton, Sure – But it STILL WON’T Happen To ME

Welcome to 2013!  We thought we’d open the year by posing a question and a challenge to our readers and online community.  You ready?  OK, here we go… (by the way, this post can be seen as a Video Blog at our YouTube Channel as well…  click HERE to view it!) It could ALL CHANGE […]