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Loveable

Love first. Some will say "that was pleasant" and move on with their lives. Others will ask "why do you love me so?"

Be kind to strangers. You never know who the angels are.

When scouting a place for a photo shoot, I look first for streets with #StreetTrees because if the people on a street love their street trees enough to keep them healthy, they’re likely to love their homes as well, so it’s a good street.

Every city and town needs a place so romantic that people use it as a backdrop for their #WeddingPictures. Nobody ever takes wedding pictures on a cul-de-sac or at a strip center in #sprawl. SimpleIndicatorComplexCondition

Free building materials (adobe, etc.) can create #lovable buildings because they are composed only of natural materials and humanity. Cheap building materials usually create #unlovable buildings because they express the factory, and cheapness.

Very few Americans make the connection between density, charm, and character when they travel to Europe. They complain fiercely about eight units per acre in the US, but love 100 units per acre in Europe.

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