I kindly request that people PLEASE offer serious thoughts and discussion. I will try to stay away from taboo subjects (politics and religion), maybe teeter on the edges, but will generally stay away. If I could also kindly request to reading administrators and mods to look through my post and make changes where necessary and contact me, rather than outright lock this, I would appreciate it. The way this works is that I offer my view on the subject and I wait for the users to reply, generally waiting for a page (10 comments). Once I see some responses, I will offer my counter-points and views, then continue on with my next point. This is what I mean by a "dynamic" discussion. I just only wish to express my deepest thoughts and feelings, and see if I can come to a positive resolution with my peers, and maybe learn new things about them. To bring an enriching experience to the boards and the internet. "Nothing ventured, nothing gained." I'm nervous, considering this boards track record, but let's get this started, shall we? PART 1 I've been screwing around with Google Maps right now, and I've just taken a look at my current home in Edmonton, Alberta. It's kinda cool seeing your house on a satellite photo. Puts a perspective of how big the world is. So, I kinda get this pang of homesickness. I've just recently moved to Edmonton, on the 1st of this month, as part of a plan for a family move. But... things... didn't go quite as planned. However, that's another discussion entirely. Anyways, I decided to check out where I used to live, in Quebec. It's cool to see this birds eye view of everything. Yet... this idea creeps into my head... I mean... I call/called these places my home. But... they're just places on the map. A simple apparatus built on the earth to shelter humans from the weather and store their necessities and worldly possessions. A home is pretty important to us as humans. We need it to survive. Without it, our ability to sustain ourselves would be near or utterly impossible. Is this not the truth? P.S. - I just want to start out small right now, and work my way up.