Is "Portlandia" the new "Ecotopia"?
to David McConkey.com
What does a current TV show have in common with a novel from the 1970s? read
Reflections on the Diamond Jubilee
The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee invites reflection: not only on the monarch and history, but also . . . read
Tales of Two Brandon Pioneers
early Brandon citizens had an especially big impact on the city. One of
them is known today by the landmarks he designed. The other is
remembered by a park named after him. read
Gay, Good or God?
But I do blame theologians, pastors and church leaders. They . .
Co-operatives, along with non-profit organizations, are sometimes
described as the "social economy" of . . . read
Medium is the Message?
What a rush of new media! As technology advances, I often think: What
would Marshall McLuhan . . . read more
Man” a Born Storyteller
McGuinness was the consummate storyteller. And he encouraged others to
tell their stories, too. read
Ordinary Walk in the Park
A recent trip to England and France left my
wife and me with many wonderful memories. Plus thoughts
about . . . read
My Life and Work
am a writer, editor, and consultant exploring the themes of active
citizenship, environmental sustainability, and the wonder of everyday
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