Housing prices got you down? Feel free to blame the boomers
In a normal housing cycle, a generation that has kicked its children out of the nest — and owns way too much room in the house for an aging couple — would look to sell and downsize. But we boomers in the region aren’t behaving normally.
How One Letter Led the McMenamins to Fall in Love with Tacoma
In November 2003, I wrote a column headlined “An Open Letter to the McMenamin Brothers.” In it, I highlighted nine historic Tacoma properties that matched the McMenamin style. Mike McMenamin responded. Would I show him around town? Are you kidding?