Will you be relocating to be near the Mass? Here's an idea for finding a community-minded neighborhood. Try to borrow a cup of sugar from neighbors. The neighborhood Wen Lee grew up in definitely failed, as you can tell by the title of her essay, "The Street Where No One Opens the Door". Her experience with neighborhood crime in relation to neighborliness is especially interesting.
So you've got this one really bright, amazingly creative child. Or you are that child grown up. How do you direct this gift into a livelihood? Madesmith offers three simple steps for transforming a passion for design into a sustainable business.
Mathematics as the language of creation is discussed in this Imaginative Conservative review of Mathematics: Is God Silent?