Choosing Less

By Matt Miles
The phrase “voluntary simplicity” has, to my ears anyway, a quasi-paradoxical ring to it, not unlike “waking dream.” It accrues…

Finding a New Religion of Meaning

By John McIlwain
New York magazine recently published one of the grimmest accounts of the possible results of climate change. Unfortunately, it comes…

Embracing Solitude

By Raymond M. Kethledge and Michael S. Erwin
Solitude has been instrumental to the effectiveness of leaders throughout history, but now they (along with everyone else) are losing…

Drafts, Drawings & Poems

By Brett Rawson
In memoir writing, you have to operate on yourself, and depending on the length of time between being patient and…