There’s No Place Like Home

Watching Tin Man last night made me think that there is no better place to start a real estate blog than with thoughts of home. What do you think of when you hear the word home? Is it the house you grew up in, the place you live now, the place your parents live now, or someplace else? Is it more than just a building, perhaps a neighborhood or a city? Maybe it is all those things. I think that the cliched “Home is where the heart is” may be one of the best definitions of home. That is certainly what Dorothy learned in the original movie.


So what about Tin Man? Tin Man is a mini-series that just premiered on the Sci-Fi Channel. It is not The Wizard of Oz redone (like The Wiz) or a musical. It is a new story from the Land of Oz that tips it hat to the original stories. For those of you who don’t know, there are many books about Oz written by L. Frank Baum not just the first book which was turned into the movie. This is more a separate story as is Wicked written by Gregory Maquire. There is not as much of Baum’s punny humor as in the book or the original movie but there is at least a tip of the hat there with the reference to the “scarecrow” as a “head case”. I don’t want to say much more and give away to much in case some of you are still planning to watch it. I believe it is on again this weekend.