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Archives for December, 2010

Ok, as part of Urbanization Week, I’m really excited to hear more about what people who have committed to their own cities are doing to make them work. So here’s your chance to tell me about your place, small city or large, and how you are improving your place, and making it ready for the…

The Future of Cities

Liz Borkowski of The Pump Handle and I are doing a series this week on the future of urbanization. Given that just about half the world’s population now lives in cities, and that almost all projected demographic growth (we will come back to whether the UN’s projections on this subject are realistic in a post…

I kind of wandered off on y’all – we just spent four days visiting and celebrating Thanksanukah with biological and chosen family. We didn’t go to my parents’ place for Thanksgiving this year, so we headed out and ate turkey and latkes together, spent four glorious days goofing off, and are home refreshed. Of course,…

The great thing about most Jewish holidays is that they go on forever (well, 8 days, mostly), so lazy writers have a chance to get their act together late in the holiday and make it look like they planned it. Meanwhile, I have write about 73 things before tonight and then we’re leaving tomorrow for…