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The Ritual Power of Pokemon Go

The Ritual Power of Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go is more than a video game. It’s a transcendent new ritual.

The Loss Of A Restaurant Is A Matter Of Scale

The Loss Of A Restaurant Is A Matter Of Scale

The closure of the Second Landing Cafe reminds me that a brand doesn’t have to be big to matter.

Explore The Dull Dogpatch

Explore The Dull Dogpatch

From W. H. Auden, in The Age of Anxiety: A Baroque Eclogue, comes a reminder to those embarking on a quest for new opportunities: Before you set out on your long, perilous journey, look down where you stand, and remember it as you venture forth. […]

A New Project Begins: A Path Between Trumansburg And The Arctic

A New Project Begins: A Path Between Trumansburg And The Arctic

Village life takes place within a border, national life just on a larger scale. We define our community as separate. Imagine a path, beginning from your front door, that pierces through these borders, leading all the way to the end of the earth. That project […]

A Southern Walk

A Southern Walk

This week, I’ve been on a business trip halfway around the world. The travel was not smooth, with two separate canceled flights along the way. When I arrived, confronted by the familiarity of my surroundings. Sydney seemed, from what I could see at first, to […]