Tag Archives: community action

Terror Is Winning

TERROR is winning so far. I won’t comment on the merits of this Virginia school incident; one version is reported for us in the Washington Post. I wasn’t there so readers need to determine the veracity of the news outlets. … Continue reading

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Something There Is that Brands a Place…

Something there is that brands a place, that defines a community, that clearly distinguishes the locale that residents call their city. There has been a commotion of late loosely surrounding the Fashion Meets Music Festival in general, and specifically aimed … Continue reading

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Sports bars…meh!

This will piss off folks. I have disdain for sports bars. There. Two problems: 1) Sports bars are loud, visually chaotic, and take the television consumer to hyper-consumption mode. These herds of bar-goers usually drink cheap, mass-produced faux beer, the … Continue reading

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Who Wants To Live In An Intentional Community?

There is so much appeal for me for the notion of an intentional community. One benefit that I specifically like is the economy-of-scale opportunities for all participants. How do we FIND SUCH A COMMUNITY? Well, this primer is a start.

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A story about holding hands

  Do you find that many of our most eventful memories in life are in story-form? Maybe from childhood with a family member reading/telling your bedtime story, or a warm remembrance of an occasion that you and friends constantly re-tell … Continue reading

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A Grave Topic: Where Do Not-For-Profit Organizations Go To Die?

To the cemetery?  They do die, you know.   Some 501C3 charities do go out of business.   Here in Columbus, a heralded arts organization, Players Theatre, abruptly folded on September 11, 1993, just days before they were to open their 70th … Continue reading

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leaderless leadership

This is an excerpt from my presentation to the Simply Living 2012 Annual Meeting and membership potluck dinner, upon the announcement of the Board of Trustees’  selection of me as Board President. The date was Saturday, February 25 and the … Continue reading

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