The digital tower

How much does the ancient tower of Babel have in common with our modern day world wide web? According to that ancient story, everyone in the world spoke the same language. They were building a tower together and God realized there was nothing they wouldn’t be capable of doing. He caused them to speak different …

in Just— (one of my favorite poems)

“in Just-spring when the world is mud-luscious the littlelame balloonmanwhistles far and weeand eddieandbill comerunning from marbles andpiracies and it’sspringwhen the world is puddle-wonderfulthe queerold balloonman whistlesfar and weeand bettyandisbel come dancingfrom hop-scotch and jump-rope andit’sspringandthegoat-footedballoonMan whistlesfarandwee” — e. e. cummings

in Just- spring when the world is mud- luscious the little lame balloonman whistles far and wee and eddieandbill come running from marbles and piracies and it’s spring when the world is puddle-wonderful the queer old balloonman whistles far and wee and bettyandisbel come dancing from hop-scotch and jump-rope and it’s spring and the goat-footed …

The village

I am a strong believer in the exceeding value of intentional community, not just as an experiment or a short-term solution, but as a way of life. One of my dreams is to start a yurt village. I was also thinking about the reasons why an intentional village would be better than our modern-day alternative. …

The village

I am a strong believer in the exceeding value of intentional community, not just as an experiment or a short-term solution, but as a way of life. One of my dreams is to start a yurt village. I was also thinking about the reasons why an intentional village would be better than our modern-day alternative. …

Random memory

I’m a little kid. I’m not sure how old, but little. Like maybe 5. I think it’s in Haiti, which means I’d have to be 5 or 6. We’re at the beach, the family. I don’t remember Dad or Jer around, but I’m sure they would have been. I’m playing on the beach, either in …