The Nesting Instinct

“A good home must be made, not bought.” — Joyce Maynard Some call it the nesting instinct, some call it the bubble phenomenon, and some call it much worse things. […]

Finding Happy

“The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: find what it is that interests you and that you can do well, and when you find it, put your whole […]

13 Super Rules

What Supers Wish Residents Knew Those of us who are resident managers and multi-family building superintendents work daily with a sense of the precariousness of our situations, doing our jobs […]

Hots and Hates

“I did not attend his funeral; but I wrote a nice letter saying I approved of it.”  – Mark Twain Several lifetimes ago I had a porter who was an […]


“The only cure for grief is action.” – George Henry Lewes Last week was the week I got fired. Now that was a kick in the gut. It still hurts. […]