Re: Waiting Lists
From: Christopher Moss (chrissaveonsolar.com)
Date: Fri, 10 May 2002 17:52:01 -0600 (MDT)
Are Mormons a different race than the whites?

Interesting ...

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kay Argyle" <argyle [at] mines.utah.edu>
To: <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org>
Sent: Friday, May 10, 2002 4:53 PM
Subject: Re: [C-L]_Waiting Lists


> > > Anyone moving to Utah?  Four-bedroom townhouse available ...
> > Kay, what's the asking price?
>
> I'm not sure.  New it was $185 K.  If interested, contact Donna Abe at
> p_abe [at] yahoo.com.
>
> It's not so much the conservatism in Utah as it is that most Utahns don't
> need cohousing for community.  (Salt Lake, in any case, has even been
known
> to elect Democrats -- that's why the legislature just did an awesome job
of
> gerrymandering, whacking Salt Lake into thirds, to make sure nothing so
> unthinkable happened again.  Each district now is a mix of urban and
> rural -- as though somebody living in the Avenues in Salt Lake has common
> interests with someone in LaVerkin, the "U.N.-Free Zone" of southern
Utah.)
>
> Among Utah Mormons (50% of the population in Salt Lake County, 78%
> statewide), adult children tend to settle close to home.  Monday night is
> "Family Home Evening."  Each household in the ward has two teams of church
> members each assigned to visit once a month.  Every adult that can be
> persuaded gets assigned a church job -- ward chorister, cub scout master,
> Sunday School teacher, ward clerk -- and of course all the home teaching
> assignments, the aforementioned visitors.  Sunday is fully booked with
three
> separate meetings.  The rest of the week there are activities at the
> wardhouse -- basketball, banquets, roadshow rehearsals, chorus rehearsals,
> and on and on.
>
> The second biggest group in Utah are the Hispanics -- again, very strong
> family orientation.
>
> That doesn't leave a large proportion of the population to draw from.
>
> Kay
> Wasatch Commons
> Salt Lake City, Utah
> argyle [at] mines.utah.edu
> *:-.,_,.-:*'``'*:-.,_,.-:*'``'*:-.,_,.-:*'``'*:-.,_,.-:*
>
> P.S.  I won't be getting my email for a few weeks -- "see" you all when I
> get back.
>
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