Monthly Archives: August 2014

Biodiversity for the home turf.

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When it comes to particular quirks that appear in an otherwise relentlessly average landscape, the devil is often in the details. Something odd is always there, even if it’s hidden in plain view. A home for sale in the suburban outreaches of Indianapolis shouldn’t raise any red flags; a “for sale” sign really wouldn’t elicit …Read more…

Students or cyborgs?

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It goes without saying that college campuses are usually hubs of pedestrianism. Even the most car-oriented, pavement-saturated, commuter-dependent academic environments will still harbor more bipeds than one would typically see in just about any other workplace. It’s unavoidable. This association owes much to the etymology of the word “campus”: a derived from the Latin word …Read more…

Dressing the wounds with paint (a sequel).

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In a nation where the supply of potential retail space is so excessive that it hobbles the commercial landscape it intends to serve, a vacant storefront often remains vacant for a very long time. Only in the healthiest, most sought-after retail districts does the leasable space absorb quickly. In larger structures with the capacity for …Read more…

Welcome to my domain.

At long last, after a eight months of laying low while we ironed out the kinks, I’m finally ready to unveil American Dirt on its own domain.  With bigger graphics and a wider range of navigation possibilities, not to mention an overall cleaner look, I hope this will serve as a new vessel for getting …Read more…