on the benefits of sitting still

Posted on Jun 7, 2011 in Atlanta, buildings, landscape, signs, urbanism | 4 Comments

I have been traveling: to Florida for work and then again to Florida for more work and then to Milwaukee for Memorial Day with brief stops back in Atlanta in between. I may be returning to Florida next week if needed. I have been out of touch. I should have written…a postcard at least. That ...

weekends

Posted on Mar 21, 2011 in Atlanta, food, landscape, milwaukee, urbanism | 2 Comments

I spent 48 hours in Milwaukee visiting my parents last weekend. It is still winter there. The political climate is even chillier. I don’t pretend to understand the far-reaching implications of budget cuts and labor unions or politics in general. When talk turns political, my shoulders tighten and my eyes glaze over – these conversations ...