A sense of place

Americans are an unsettled people. Census records  (PDF) show that a third to nearly half of us moved at least once in the previous five years. The period 2005-2010 showed the lowest rate,  35.4 percent, in the past 40 years. Geographical Mobility: 2005 to 2010 Even though the unemployed have a higher mobility rate than […]

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Chasing shadows on Groundhog’s Day

It’s almost that day again, when something means something in our dreams. Click to enbiggen and to see the full Pogo strip Globe columnist Yvonne Abraham has taken up the cause that Massachusetts needs an official groundhog. Do you know that Massachusetts has been without an official groundhog for centuries? Outrageous! Abraham’s column includes a […]

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