vol. 11, num. 21 :: 2012.11.23 — 2012.12.06
The Industrial Revolution may have given us a gazillion useful objects, but it also radically re-shaped our expectations about human purpose and the use of time. When has efficiency improved your life in a meaningful way? When has inefficiency been the better way?
Reflecting on cultural definitions of efficiency and inefficiency.
Why the built environment matters in shaping priorities and possibilities.
In praise of an architectural feature and the habits it engenders.
What a seemingly extraneous feature lends to an under-resourced neighborhood.
A case for goodness of the handwritten note.
A reflection in words, photos and video about the possibilities of an autumn staple.
Practicing community development on an eternal timeline.
Why going to college shouldn’t be like eating at McDonald’s.
Steve Kimes writes about a biblical model for feeding the hungry.
Will Braun makes a case for environmentally sound church buildings.
Even in a country you know by heart
its hard to go the same way twice
the life of the going changes.
The chances change and make a new way.
Any tree or stone or bird
can be the bud of a new direction. The
natural correction is to make intent
of accident. To get back before dark
is the art of going.
“Traveling at Home” from Traveling at Home
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