State of the Arts

INTRO: Most of us can appreciate the old way of doing things. However, beyond the appreciation and casual approval of artisinal crafts and activities is a group of folks—who for reasons of aesthetics, integrity, or family heritage—are revisiting their roots. Although at first glance many might seem throwbacks or suggest atavistic leanings in an increasingly…

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Opportunity Knocks

There might just be too many to choose from—too many nice neighborhoods, too many planned subdivisions with new homes and amenities like swimming pools and golf courses and clubhouses, all of which are designed to attract the many young families who move to the area to work for Walmart or one of the area’s other…

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A Bicycle Built For You?

Look at me, the easy rider, stretched out and laid back, gliding serenely along the pavement on a two-wheel recumbent bicycle, a steamy breeze ruffling my hair and sunshine warming my skin. This is going well, I think. Until it’s not. My glide becomes a wobble, and for some reason, the bike will only turn…

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