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My Suburban Midwestern Mother's Summer Trend Forecast

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 08.03.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

All the super-high heels might look nice, but what about arch support? When you're my age, you'll wish you'd thought more about arch support.

'Suburban Nation'

Jeff Speck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeff Speck

But now, a preference has become a mandate, as sprawl has quietly been identified as a central cause behind a growing list of mounting national crises including foreign oil dependency, climate change, and the obesity epidemic.

The Great Divide: Swimming Against the Tide in Suburbia

Tina Traster | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Traster

Not playing by the rules is dicey in suburbia where children are raised in a culture of uniformity. I don't let my daughter go to birthday parties at Chuck E. Cheese or eat cafeteria school food or watch television during the week. This makes her different. This makes us different.

Some Good -- and Fun -- Automotive News for the Holidaze

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Really wish there were better news to post about, but the auto industry is reeling worldwide, and there's no better example than Toyota.

DIY Environmentalism: The Green Guy Next Door

The Tyee | Colleen Kimmett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

If anxieties about flood and famine make you want to stake out a piece of land up Bella Coola way and hunker down with your veggie patch and marijuana...