Sharing Culture

A Sharing Culture

From Scott DuPree of Civil Society Transitions, I heard of the Zimbabwean idea of qoqelela: a community funded trust that allows individuals and families in the community to take turns purchasing things they wouldn’t have the means to otherwise – things that in turn help the community’s stability, such as livestock or looms.

Space Saving Solutions: Nano-Living

by Maggie Flickinger If you're tapped into the Conscious Living…

Open Invite: Reinvent the Motor City

by Maggie Flickinger Imagine walking down a city block in…

TEDx Boulder: Conscious Growth

by Maggie Flickinger It's here!  My talk for August's TEDx…

City Life: Growing Food with the Sun

by Maggie Flickinger The importance of fresh, vital food options…
Powers of Ten

Powers of Ten: Sunday, 10.10.10

by Maggie Flickinger The auspicious date of 10.10.10 is rapidly…
Tedx Boulder

TEDx Boulder: Buy a Home with Values

It was a whirlwind week for me, speaking in front of 1300+ people (gulp!) at the Chautauqua Fieldhouse in Boulder for the inaugural TEDx Boulder event last Saturday, August 7th.

Our Future: Grab it by the Tale!

Like many others, I’ve been wondering more and more, “What can we do to create in a time that seems to reflect this Dickensian world?” With an undeniable collapse of business as usual comes the associated need for invention.

Faded Dreams at Arcosanti

Recently, I set off on a southwest road trip, and in later posts you'll read about my impressions of Las Vegas and the Hoover Dam Bypass. Here though, I'd like to share some photos I took of Arcosanti - that fabled gem in the dusty desert north of Scottsdale, Arizona.
Bah Humbug to Earth Day

Bah Humbug to Earth Day!

I've been told "Happy Earth Day" by about 30 entities today. I say "entities" because only about 8 of these tidings came from my friends, family, and coworkers.