Category Archives: Essay


Can we as a community do something collectively? Can we build something that benefits us all and that we can all share in? Can we take pride in something we built together? Must we monetize everything, breaking it up into smaller parts and selling it to the highest bidder? Must our community always be defined […]


It is easy to forget that words are not reality. They can be shaped and formed like clay, where reality exists outside of our control. When I think of what words are,  I keep remembering the line from the Tao Te Ching (Way Integrity Classic) which could be translated as, “The names that can be […]