Vacations, home repairs, and entertainment are some of the most popular staples of summer. But the Better Business Bureau says beware of some of the more popular summer scams.
Danielle Rudd with the BBB’s Northwest Florida office says while many are relaxing, others are hard at work on ways to separate them from their money. Vacations can be ruined by fake travel agents and bogus offers online, such as a fake timeshare rental or a falsely promised Disney vacation.
It’s heck getting old. Younger listeners hearing these words won’t understand that for awhile, and older listeners already get it. Or will soon be getting it.
Perhaps the first real hint that being old is not the same as being young comes as your memory begins to slip. You forget things, you can’t remember other things, and your mind meanders down all sorts of false trails.
When it comes to shaping cities and neighborhoods, since the late 1940s, urban developers have catered developments to the invention and expansion of the automobile. Cars allowed people to spread out more and paved the way for urban sprawl. This concept of spreading everything out, in turn can result in “pressure that pushes us into more marginal areas for development than we would otherwise.” That’s according to Christian Wagley, a local environmental advocate and green building consultant. What happens when development occurs in those “more marginal areas”?