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Let’s face it: today’s for shopping, not reading random urbanism articles on the Internet. If you’re going to participate in Black Friday, support the small businesses in your neighborhood! 117 more words

Urban Life


Today, I woke at an ungodly hour, loaded a few bags in the car, and headed off to a small town in Michigan to spend the holiday with family I’d never met and to whom I’m not related. 336 more words


Maritime Mary: A Reprieve

One of the many things I like about living in the town of Amherst is that within a kilometre of my home, I can see ‘county’. 123 more words

Guest Writers

VisuaLingual at the Crafty Supermarket

This Sunday, 29 Nov, we’re thrilled to participate in Crafty Supermarket in the ballroom of magnificent Music Hall in Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. The event takes place 11am-6pm and includes 90 craft and design vendors, plus food, drinks, and a DJ. 204 more words

Urban Life


The other night I spent an hour hovering over the toilet.  And no, I’m not sick, or pregnant!  I was literally taking a child off, and putting another on as fast as I could!!  297 more words


Where the Lunch Meets the Road

I’m not much of a do-gooder. I don’t readily trust organizations that ask me for money. (Thanks, Father Ritter and Greg Mortenson.) I am as resistant to fad charities as I am to fad books and diets, which is why I refused to watch any of the gazillion ALS ice-bucket-challenge videos posted on Facebook last summer (except the one where… 553 more words

Family Life