Tags archives: later years
THE CICADA CALENDAR
THE SUN HAD SET, AND YOU COULD HEAR THEIR WILD, URGENT CALLS ACROSS THE TREETOPS. It was as if the air was being rip-sawed into small pieces. We headed to the tavern for refuge, and more soothing human voices.
“In just two cycles I went from young to old. And oh y[...]
A ‘PEACE CORPS GRINGO’ RECONNECTS WITH HIS PAST
FIFTY YEARS AGO, AT AGE 23, I flew to Colombia, South America to become one of America’s first Peace Corps Volunteers. Over the years, I frequently thought about my Peace Corps colleagues and as I moved through my forties and beyond, I [...]
HOME SHARING OR 'INTENTIONAL HOUSING' —IS IT FOR YOU?
Andrea S. Gould
IT WAS 1979 WHEN I FIRST THOUGHT about creating “the Hive,” a form of sustainable living for when I am older, probably single, but still needing—and enjoying—the company of others. Looking back, I was wondering about how I wou[...]