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For decades the suburbs and the American Dream went hand-in-hand: a house with a yard and a white picket fence. It was the alternative to the hustle and bustle of urban living, a peaceful place to raise a family. Instead of letting the suburbs dwindle away, resulting in unkempt ghost towns, we should begin thinking about how to retrofit the suburbs for the needs of our changing culture, reinventing Suburbia as a sustainable alternative to urban life.
"I've watched my wife, a graphic artist, pull out a notebook after seeing a shape or a line that caught her fancy so she could capture and hold onto the tail of that creative tiger! She'll hold on until a form emerges that she can use for her art or her book design work."