The Cornerstone Group

The Cornerstone Group


Dreaming of a (bigger) urban home

I love where I live. My house is ½ a block from our neighborhood elementary school, walking distance to the hardware store, drycleaner, restaurants, coffee shops and a handful of other retailers. We are 2 blocks from Minehaha Creek and a quick one mile bike ride to Lake Harriet. We love our neighbors and have regular neighborhood get-togethers. There are 26 kids on our block alone and they all play nicely together. So why is it that I am constantly on the look-out for a new house?

In Copenhagen, they’re still biking…

As a fair weather bicycle commuter, I put my bike away this year on November 8th but I feel a little bit wimpy about it when I see these Danes continuing to put the miles on their bikes through LOTS of snow and ice.   Read more