I got a phone call a few months back from a woman in Arizona who sought my advice. Her town was receiving an influx of new residents from out of state and it was obvious the trend was accelerating. The resulting growth and economic distortions caused by an expanding population, more traffic congestion, less open … Continue reading The Californians Are Coming!
I flew to Montana to help relatives move house from Polson to Butte. In between I spent a week exploring Missoula which is geographically between those two towns. The entire state of Montana is one long gorgeous series of post card views in every direction. Missoula is the kind of small rural college town that … Continue reading Squeezing the Balloon in Missoula