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Happiness = Quality of Life, Not Urban Growth

May 11th, 2009 · 3 Comments · community, lifestyle, sustainability

There are more things that make me see red than I usually admit to on this blogsite. I’m a WASP, trained to be self-controlled, not a ranter. And I won’t even complain about the malfunction — WordPress? my own computer? — that lost my first posting of this on Saturday night. Here is what makes [...]


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About Bicycling And Auctions

March 24th, 2008 · No Comments · sustainability, transportation

This past Saturday night we went to the Bicycle Transportation Alliance’s (BTA’s) annual awards dinner and auction, attended by about 800 people. It’s called Alice B. Toeclips and it was invented about a decade ago by my awesome friend and mentor Karen Frost, the founding director of the BTA.

I had good conversations with great people at Toeclips, and just one reservation I’ll get to in a minute


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