My Neighborhood: Update

I thought I'd update my previous post about my neighborhood because things have changed. Areas of change are: the Area; the people; and the crime. Let's get into it. The Area is that which is changing the most. Specifically the open space behind me, and the property south east, where ballfields are being built. The … Continue reading My Neighborhood: Update

The Time Bind: Work-family balance

This is a review of the 1997 book¬†The Time Bind: When Work Becomes Home and Home Becomes Work. It was written by professor Arlie Russell Hochschild over the course of seven years, based on her research of a Fortune 500 company in the rural midwest in the early nineties. What I want to do here … Continue reading The Time Bind: Work-family balance

The Magpie Cafe Closes

because I couldn't enforce "the right to refuse service". Let me explain. This summer (2022) a banded pigeon took shelter and refuge in the cafe I had created for the local Magpie population. Okay, I thought. After all, I'm an open-minded free spirit who believes in compassion, etc. and so on. Freedom is perhaps my … Continue reading The Magpie Cafe Closes

Big Dry Creek Flood

Big Dry Creek runs just north of my apartment complex. The complex is perhaps 100 feet above the creek, which runs all year out of Standley Lake, just east of Boulder, Colorado. Today, Tuesday August 16, 2022, it flooded. The creek flooded in a matter of minutes this morning. After the rain, at around 11:30, … Continue reading Big Dry Creek Flood