Inspiring people to make a better place to live


Cesar Abeid is a father, an engineer, a podcaster, mentor and a soon-to-be author. He's also an expert in design and construction project management. I was washing the dishes in my kitchen one winter evening, about 18 months ago. I'd given up on live radio years prior and was searching for some fresh podcasts - something similar to ... [Read more]

Good home improvement doesn't have to be just about energy or water efficiency. This is something I struggled with when selecting this year's DIY project for Dad and me. [portfolio_slideshow] I feel very fortunate to have a Dad who's a great handyman and 'fixer'. I'm also grateful for all the time I spent in Dad's ... [Read more]

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