What You Will

Another Burma Shave billboard on the information superhighway. Random thoughts about arts, faith, culture, music, language, literature, and the shortcomings of the Hegelian dialectic. (OK, just kidding about that last bit.)

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Location: Edmonds, Washington, United States

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The amazing colossal home value

What would you think if you learned that the value of your home had increased by 130 percent?

In real estate–crazed Seattle, that would be cause for rejoicing. But the same isn't true everywhere, as this story from Lincoln, Nebraska, illustrates.

I guess the unfortunate lady in the story could get a home-equity loan or reverse mortgage to pay her property taxes...


Pow! Right in the KSER

If you missed The Priest and the Publicans (see below) at Northwest Folklife, you can hear us live in the studio Saturday night, June 10, on "Bluegrass Express," which airs 8–10 p.m. on KSER 90.7 FM in Everett, Wash.