Our bodies, our bikes

The fifth issue of Taking the Lane is in the works, and should be out in mid-December. You can pre-order it here. Writing submissions have been rolling in, ranging from a short, sweet, hilarious paragraph to a touching and fierce personal essay to pointed thoughts that I transcribed during a conversation with a friend too [...]

Time to quit

On Thursday night I quit Facebook. The instant I decided, I put on my hat, made my excuses to the friends I had just met up with, and got on my bike and rode home to click through the process before removing my hat or setting down my bag or saying more to Joe than [...]

My preoccupations

As the Occupy movement grows, I’ve been thinking more and more about a topic that’s already been on my mind for some time — how do we build a viable economy on a human scale? At the same time, I’m still struggling to build a viable living on a household scale. As I work and [...]