community life http://hppr.org en Amarillo is tenth best city for families http://hppr.org/post/amarillo-tenth-best-city-families <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Between 2012 and 2013, 11.7 percent of the population moved according to the U.S. Census Bureau.&nbsp; About a third of those moved because of “family-related reasons,” the </span><a href="http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/06/05/why-americans-moved-last-year-cheaper-housing-shorter-commutes/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Wall Street Journal</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reported.</span></p><p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 05:00:01 +0000 Cindee Talley 33366 at http://hppr.org Amarillo is tenth best city for families A civic lesson for rural towns http://hppr.org/post/civic-lesson-rural-towns <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s not just lifelong farmers who feel the pull of the land as they get older. For some Americans, retirement is an opportunity to begin the farming dream.</span></p><p>“I wanted to be able to be active and have a pastime that ensured physical activity,” said beginning farmer Tom Thomas, who at 65 still has the physical fitness to wrestle and brand steers at his son’s ranch in Oklahoma.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 05:01:00 +0000 Bill Wheelhouse 18648 at http://hppr.org A civic lesson for rural towns