“It takes hands to build a house,” wrote an unknown author, “but only hearts can build a home.”
Long before “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” (1965, to be precise), a popular TV show called “The Dating Game” debuted in which a young lady was invited to ask questions of three potential suitors who were hidden from her view.
Housing costs are often the biggest item to take a bite out of one’s budget. Whether you’re moving out on your own for the first time or you’re working two jobs to keep a roof over your head and put food on the table, the practicality of having roommates to share monthly expenses may take precedence over the desire to live alone in your own space.
“It was because of my great interest in the West,” wrote Buffalo Bill, “and my belief that its development would be assisted by the interest I could awaken in others, that I decided to bring the West to the East through the medium of the Wild West Show.”
The young son of a friend of mine recently announced that since he wasn’t going to summer school this year, he thought it would be fun to get a job and earn some money.