Recycle Circus: The Commerce of a Community

What is it about other peoples’ junk? Last Sunday was Recycle Circus, the day in our town when people clean out their sheds and garages and bring the stuff down […]

Gifts2: Economist Calls Christmas a “Deadweight Loss”

Did you know that Christmas in the U.S. is wasteful?  Not in the way that is numbingly obvious to most of us, but in a narrower and more technical way […]


A child is born, and its first cry goes right through you.  It changes you; and more it creates you.  Something that was latent and unrealized – a parent – […]