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Light My Fire

Light My Fire

How do you keep your spirits up? What are your secrets?
I started the fire in our wood stove this morning. What a joy!

Culture Features


Ditch the Millenium Mansion

A smaller way to affordability and energy efficiency
In today's crazy-hot real estate market, home sale prices continue to escalate to record-high prices, making it almost impossible for many to afford to buy a home. So how can we get to a more affordable home?

Take Me Home

Loot Actually & Weekend At Bernie Madoff's

Men are not cryptographers, and they are particularly bad at translating women's nonverbal signals
Loot Actually I'm envious of a friend whose boyfriend frequently does nice things for her: bringing her soup when she's sick and surprising her with a weekend getaway and a pricey handbag she'd been coveting.

Advice & Fun

This Modern World—week of May 13

The judgment of history

Advice & Fun

Free Will Astrology—Week of May 13

Your main job is to be receptive, and make sure you remember
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): A fan once asked composer Johann Sebastian Bach about his creative process. He was so prolific!

Advice & Fun

Moral Panic Comix Presents "Wokester" Madness

Is your child aware of implicit bias, systemic racism and historical inequities that still affect the present? He or she may be "woke."

Advice & Fun

Waiving the Home Inspection Contingency

Does the risk outweigh the reward?
It's common knowledge that real estate markets across the country are beyond hot. It's become commonplace to not hope for but to expect multiple offer situations.

Take Me Home

Dear In Headlights

The invite: Drinks, tunes, and executing the borderline attractive girl at dawn
Dear In Headlights I'm a girl in my 20s.

Advice & Fun

This Modern World—week of May 6

The right wing outrage cycle

Advice & Fun

Free Will Astrology—Week of May 6

It's time for you to become a connoisseur of YES, a brave explorer of the bright mysteries of YES, an exuberant perpetrator of YES
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Taurus poet Vera Pavlova writes, "Why is the word yes so brief? It should be the longest, the hardest, so that you could not decide in an instant to say it, so that upon reflection you could stop in the middle of saying it."

Advice & Fun

Pop Culture Periscope Presents

The Video Vortex

Advice & Fun

Rain Check

Will La Niña's failure to deliver bolster wildfire season?
During a July 2017 multi-day river trip on the Lower Deschutes River, around the Olive Grove Camp, a thick haze started rolling in. That was day two.

Culture Features

Addressing Inequities in the Cannabis Industry

A new association aims to dismantle health inequities
The goals of the Black Lives Matter movement go far beyond addressing the relationship police have with the Black community. (Spoiler: It's really, really...not good...y'all.)

Smoke Signals

Congratulations to Hasson's Top 40 Performers of 2020

Together, these individuals achieved a combined total of more than $1.2 billion of closed sales volume
Join us as we congratulate and honor Hasson's Top 40 Performers of 2020! Amid such a challenging and unique year for the industry, these 40 brokers continued to lead the way, proving that being a top performer is more than numbers. Together, these individuals achieved a combined total of more than $1.2 billion of closed sales volume.

Take Me Home

Life In The Fastened Lane & Wait Problem

The sort of relationship where the partners are never apart tends to be a good thing for only one of them
Life In The Fastened Lane I've been with my boyfriend for a year, and I love him, but I also love my independence.

Advice & Fun

Matt Wuerker—Week of April 29


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What do you think of the CDC's revised mask guidelines?

What do you think of the CDC's revised mask guidelines?
  • Business should require proof of vaccinations for non masked individuals
  • All businesses should continue requiring masks indoors
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