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Kathie_WE

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Great forum!!!

A little bit about me --

I am a 2nd year MCRP student at MSU in Baltimore. After working in community - economic development for 6 years, my husband encouraged me to return to school to get a much-wanted planning degree. The focus of my studies is on sustainable development, growth management, and sprawl's impact on the culture and environment. Last month I started working on my thesis last month, which is a case study about Lancaster County, PA's land use management practices and sustainable development strategies. Next step -- find a planning job so I can start paying my share of the family the bills again!!!

CHEERS!

Kathie
 

Seabishop

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Hey, stay dry. And tell your husband that no matter how much you'll make he'll still be paying the bills. ;)
 

SlaveToTheGrind

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Welcome, Kathie. A word of caution. Now that you have found this board, you will find yourself spending a lot of time here with the "working" planners.
 

SGB

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Welcome from southeast central New York. Or someplace close to it.

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Now playing: Joe Jackson - Greatest Hits
 

mendelman

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A big, sloppy "Welcome" from the Great Lakes!!!


(Great Lakes Rule!!!!!)
 

Budgie

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Kathie_WE said:
Last month I started working on my thesis last month, which is a case study about Lancaster County, PA's land use management practices and sustainable development strategies.
You shouldn't be hurting for literature. I imagine you'll be siting alot of Tom Daniels' work.
 

michaelskis

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Kathie_WE said:
Last month I started working on my thesis last month, which is a case study about Lancaster County, PA's land use management practices and sustainable development strategies.
Welcome!!!

When you said MSU, I was thinking Michigan, and then I noticed Baltimore...

If you want to see a truly dysfunctional city, drive the extra 30 miles into Berks Country and the City of Reading!!!

Lancaster is an amazing place.
 

Kathie_WE

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Thanks for the warm welcome everyone!! it's great to be around people who "get it".


Couple responses --

First, MSU is Morgan State University -- a small close knit program.

Next, yes Lancaster is an amazing place!!! Its been a lot of fun talking to all these people who value their land, community, and heritage! I worked in economic development in York, County and you'd think the two counties were miles away instead of right next door!! Have already been introduced to Tom & will be interviewing him sometime during the process.

Finally, Shhh don't tell my husband I won't be making the BIG money after school.... he might want me to go back to work early.

CHEERS!

Kathie
 

Cardinal

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Welcome to Cyburbia from another community economic developer / long-range planner / sustainability advocate.
 

LouisvilleSlugger

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Greetings Kathie!!! Great to have you here. I just finished up my MUP degree at the U. of Louisville. I have been interested in sustainable urban development myself especially considering how Louisville and many other cities in this neck of the woods have sprawled out so far!!!! there is a tremendious amount of ecological damage going on as a result, as well as other not so hot dynamics. anyhow, welcome aboard!!!!

Valentin
 

Trail Nazi

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Welcome from Reston, VA. Plannergirl and I have been looking to meet some of our fellow Cyburbanites from the area, so yay! a new person.
 
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