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October 31, 2017

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There are many reasons to love Boulder, Colorado. One of them is that the mediator, writer, and civic facilitator Mark Gerzon lives here. For many years Mark has been at the center of a quiet movement to restore bipartisan civility in Congress. It has been a tough road...

October 28, 2017

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When I was a kid, my brother and I spent a lot of time hanging out at the Seattle Public Library. Back then it was a fairly dingy behemoth: commonly institutional, dull and weather worn. Despite the offensive and frankly unfamiliar smells, my brother and I would huddle...

October 28, 2017

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"Please Pray God vs Satan War," Florence OR

I've been on the road for about two weeks now, a slithering black course across easy eastern forests, rolling mid-west and the northern boreal, plains and prairie, and ultimately the pacific line. It has been a joy to exp...

October 23, 2017

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Maker spaces have emerged in the last fifteen to twenty years as a remarkable innovation in democratic spaces. In case you haven't visited one, I encourage you to do so and get a feel for these community-powered workspaces where creatives of all backgrounds share acces...

October 21, 2017

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 St Regis river, eastern Idaho

 Grain silos, eastern Washington

Catholic cemetery, radio antenna; eastern Washington

 Wheat cultivation, eastern Washington

 Vibrant main street, eastern Montana (I'll revisit to get location data)

Football practice, Bimidji MN

 Main...

October 21, 2017

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The amount of spirit of life that pours through Lin-Manuel Miranda's epic HAMILTON is a shower of the democratic impulse. Listening to the soundtrack along America's 21st century backroads and through small and drying up towns, something about this work resonates.

I don...

October 20, 2017

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One of the joys of this project has been the benefit of insight from so many people who see a slice of your experiences and encounters in this effort. I thought I'd try and consolidate most - if not all - of the resources that have been shared to date (any omissions ar...

October 11, 2017

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The colors are just settling in to their full hues as I leave Charlotte Bay, Vermont to Essex, New York. From there its through the Adirondacks in their contrasting blues and oranges and on to my first stop, Lyndonville on the sloppy shores of boisterous Lake Ontario.

E...

October 8, 2017

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The last ten days or so have been a real conundrum. While questions of toilette paper quantity, sufficient bedroll and where exactly to abandon the Interstate system do occupy my thoughts, nothing has been squarely at the fore of mind than my discovery of just how resi...

October 6, 2017

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A while back I put out a call for support in finding a suitable vehicle for this trip, and offered a temporary trade for modest pickup truck. My criteria were fairly simple and broad: reasonable mileage, something to sleep comfortably in, and with a carriage high enoug...

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