VIDEO: Adventure Day on Cape Cod

Back in February, Natalie and I set out from her hometown of Plymouth, Massachusetts on an ‘Adventure Day.’ Adventure Days can be best understood as a day with generalized plan, but little or no direction, time constraints, or expectations. Adventure days are governed by non-governance; by chance; by happenstance.  We blow with the wind, drive with the sun, … Continue reading

Lessons from a Motorized Metal Shark

A drive down the road in Englewood, Florida might yield you a fairly monotonous view of strip malls, gas stations, and flat, straight roads through semi-tropical, over-developed, sand-land. Indeed, were on our way to a Home Depot, for a small arts & crafts project. As we drove, we came across a motorized metal shark driving … Continue reading

Developing the Desert – (Part 2: Arcology)

In the last post I raised the ‘question of development’ in wondering what would happen if we stopped pushing against nature so much and started developing with it. Many people, groups of people, organizations, and businesses have surely raised this question before, but few, perhaps, as eloquently, or with as much intention, as Paulo Soleri. … Continue reading

Art(?) for the Masses

Murals have been captivating me for a while now. A gift of art to the public. And not just any art; BIG art. Some may enjoy it. Some may not. It seems there are varying purposes for murals: for beauty, for education, for activism (political or social), as advertisement (although I would like to say … Continue reading

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