Thursday, September 29, 2016

From COHOUSING NOW!, The Cohousing Association of the United States
"The most reliable wealth is found in relationship. I aim to live a life as connected and courageous as possible." Read more about Courtney's book, TED Talk, and NY Times article:

New York Times 
Twenty-five years in, although the experiment is still small scale, it has yielded a generation of Americans who grew up in cohousing. Many are evangelical about the ways in which the experience has shaped who they are.

Atlantic Magazine
Humans may never return to the days of having strangers and distant relatives dropping in to live for extended periods of time, but it's clear that a group of people are tapping into the past that Gillis wrote about: "Until well into the nine-teenth century, heaven was represented not as a community of families but as one large community of friends."

Friday, September 16, 2016

Pictures from our Prairie Field Trip

On a beautiful breezy and sunny day 10 of us visited several reconstructed prairies near Ainsworth.

 Walking through one of the prairies

And another prairie 

Learning about prairie reconstruction from Kathy 

 Enjoying a peaceful view of the swimming and fish pond

Watching the "wonder dog" catching fish