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Entries Tagged as 'Avail Abundance'

Happiness: We’ve Swapped Eudemonia For Bliss

April 26th, 2019 No Comments

Happiness started as an elegant encapsulation of the democratic ideal. But democracy didn’t give us rapid economic growth. Capitalism did. So “happiness” was taken over and redefined by the mercantile class, to sell its goods.


Neighborhood Holiday Singalong 2018

December 17th, 2018 No Comments

Relying on others is a skill worth relearning. Being tutored will cost you nothing. You can have it for a song.


Housing Solutions Must Include Ownership Opportunities

July 30th, 2018 No Comments

Given the choice between a subsidized rental or a small space that includes ownership, how many would choose the latter? We don’t know, because it’s not available.


Murphy’s Law and the American Midwest

July 30th, 2018 No Comments

The stories we tell animate the world around us, and many people in the heartland have gotten used to shading their stories in darker tones.


TSA Pre Makes Airport Travel Relatively Less Terrible

February 26th, 2018 No Comments

TSA Pre doesn’t make those hassles disappear, but it lessens them. The expedited process is strategically placed beside the regular process. Everyone can see that you’re getting special privileges.


You’re Invited to a Holiday Singalong

December 21st, 2017 No Comments

Their ultra-minimal design has one feature that some may consider a luxury. Each shelter has a front door with a lock. Sleeping behind a locked door goes a long way toward getting a good night’s sleep.


opportunity knocks

December 19th, 2017 No Comments

You’re invited. It’s Friday, Dec. 22nd, starting at 6:00 p.m. and it will finish when our hosts run out of hot chocolate. Dress for warmth, but otherwise, come as you are. The event will be canceled if it’s raining, but not for the cold.


AAB – Availing Abundance

January 9th, 2017 No Comments

This year I will survey other tanks that I’m filling only they are nearly empty, and try to change my approach. I believe abundance is more available than my awareness tells me, and I’ve devised a way to test it.