Groundhog Day News

Besides the fact that Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow this morning, ensuring six more weeks of winter for us, what else is happening in the world? (Don’t worry – Phil is only right about 39 percent of the time.)
This morning, Oscar nominations were announced. Among them was first-time nominee Christopher Plummer, age 80! Just last week we talked about the older generation making a killing at the GRAMMY Awards, and now we’ve got Plummer, who was nominated for his portrayal of Leo Tosltoy in The Last Station, turning heads at a late age. You can check out all of the nominations here.
One other interesting article to check out is this one from U.S. News and World Report on housing trends on the horizon, based on America’s changing demographics and the trend toward walkable, urban communities. My main mode of transportation is walking, and just think of the benefits to the environment and our bodies! Check out the article for the trends to watch for.