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Thursday 08/25/2016
Pulse Of The Peninsula: Obama backs, GOP undermines parks
Posted: August 25, 2016

It is beyond infuriating that Republicans, who every four years call themselves the “Party of Lincoln,” can claim the Clean Air and Clean Water acts and the EPA which were signed when Richard Nixon was president, and that on this, the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, we all can thank President Theodore Roosevelt, a (Progressive) Republican, for America’s “best idea” — our national park system.

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Real Estate Watch: To move or not, to renovate or not
Posted: August 25, 2016

So you are deciding to either move or renovate your domicile; but you have contemplated and mulled over everything, but are still unsure of the size of the expenditures or budget you should begin with and how to proceed.  The first item on your agenda, should be a budget with a little bit of cushion, say 5-10% or more, built in to it.  One must first compare the additional cost of an upgraded home with the cost of spending the necessary dollars to do a complete renovation on ones kitchen, bathrooms, windows, maybe the roof, electrical, plumbing, etc.  

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