Alternative Living - "ITS NOT A HOUSING CRISIS, ITS A HOMING CRISIS...

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Lazarus Realty

EVERYONE WANTS MORE HOME."

This is a quote from Builder/Author Shay Salomon in this YouTube Video. Watch it! I think you'll like it.  

 

I am at the age and stage where I am pondering down-sizing and have been fascinated by all the possibilities available in Alternative Living.

Over the years our families have grown SMALLER whilst our homes have been built BIGGER.  I believe we are more comfortable, albeit less connected.

 

Was living in a tepee with a warm fire in the center around which the family gathered for meals and fellowship less civilized than living in a McMansion where everyone has their own separate space, complete with television and computer?  When you think tepee living - think, NO TAXES.

Are urbanized Americans you know happier than these desert nomads: 6 children 7 adults living in a tent with no electricity or water?

 

 

Just some food for thought.  I think we in America HAVE to look at our spiritual and material values and do some serious remodeling.

 

 

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Wanda Phillips
Success Investment Realty - Altamonte Springs, FL
I just had 30 people over for Easter Sunday and my 3000 sq ft home seemed overfilled. But I remember fondly the 30+ people who gathered at my Grandmother's 900 square foot home for holiday dinners and we just didn't notice that it was a small space - we were just happy to be together.
Apr 27, 2009 07:29 AM #1
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Randy "Lazarus" McAtee
Lazarus Realty - Fresno, CA
Owner/Broker, Lazarus Realty, Fresno California

Wanda - one of my most pleasant memories is a meal I shared with a family in a very small adobe home in the mountains near Guatemala Mexico.  Earthen oven, candlelit room, so VERY WARM.

Apr 27, 2009 08:17 AM #2
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