Not too long ago I woke up and realized…I’m living as part of the problem: the middle of suburbia…in an outdated, energy hog of a house, a big grassy yard, and a car I drive every time I need anything because I’m smack dab in the middle of residential sprawl.
What can I do about the environmental problems? Should I move to the city and live in a dense urban core? Should I move to the country and live off the land and off the grid? Certainly being in the suburbs is the worst place to be…everybody says so. “Sprawl”: it is a bad word, and I am part of it. I grew up in a cul-de-sac neighborhood…and now I live in one. Read More