More stories about Opinion

  • Old Pools, New Codes

    A recent safety survey has revealed some surprising facts.

  • What's Wrong With This Picture?

    In a letter to the Editor, South Shore Gunite Pool & Spa President Robert Guarino takes issue with a photo that appeared on the cover of the Oct. 11, 2013 issue of the magazine. Can you identify the six errors in the picture?

  • Gorillas in the Midst

    To become fixated on a momentary issue to the point where we no longer notice that someone is uncomfortable or could use a little help is to enslave ourselves to the hamster wheel of our own minds.

  • Making a Splash

    Have you been on Houzz.com? If you’ve somehow missed the meteoric rise of this Website that connects homeowners to remodelers, then immediately stop reading this and log on.

  • Defining the Top 50

    All members of our email list — and that’s most of you — have been sent an invitation to enter the Pool & Spa News Top 50 Builders program.

  • The Best of Both Worlds

    A year ago I bought a car, and ever since the day I drove it off the lot I’ve regretted the purchase.

  • Christmas Spirit

    Recently, a number us at Pool & Spa News were chatting about holiday memories, and I was struck by the depth and poignancy of people’s lives.

  • A Complicated Magic

    Many of the materials used in pool design are very tasteful.

  • A New Coin

    Recently, my job as editor of Pool & Spa News expanded. My new title is editor in chief and I am now also in charge of the print version of our sister publication, Aquatics International.

  • Going Local

    I have a close friend who used to love visiting the independent bookstore in her neighborhood.