The new Community Lover's Guide to the Universe spotlights innovative and creative projects that are helping to form community around the world. A temporary garden and a kiosk that transforms an underused patch of green into vibrant public space are just two of the hundreds of projects that the Guide hopes to publish this year. Read more »
It is evident that nature in our daily life should be thought of as part of the biological need.
- A Pattern Language, Christopher Alexander
Every morning we walk the dogs in Warren Park in West Rogers Park. Read more »
I'm a dog owner. In fact, I spend so much time and energy on my dogs that I have recently taken to calling myself a crazy dog lady. I figure hey, at least it's better than being a crazy cat lady. Read more »