Did you know this about the Boston Tea Party?

What do you really know about the Boston Tea Party? Other than that it happened in Boston, in 1773, and that it was a key event in the American Revolution? Grab a cup of your favorite something and curl up in your favorite chair. It all began with banks, where trouble...

Is Image Everything?

Do you remember Andre Agassi and his famous television commercial for the Canon EOS Rebel camera? It ended with the now famous tag line: image is everything. See his lion’s mane of hair flowing in the wind in this picture? Mr Agassi was already going bald at the...

Tiny Houses – The Next Little Thing?

It’s on Pinterest (in fact, that’s where the picture above came from). It’s in the New York Times (been there for quite a while, actually). The Huffington Post has an entire section devoted to it, with links to respected magazines like Sunset and...

The American Dream, R.I.P.?

Is the American Dream dead? For a majority of people, it is, according to the CNN Money survey announced this past week. Several other studies confirm that. The term “American Dream” was coined in 1931 by author James Adams, who wrote: “The American...