Bring Light

Bring Light

This week fires have burned more than 1 million acres in Oregon and more than 422,000 people live in evacuation zones. Scores of these have been evacuated to places around and beyond our state. Entire towns have been decimated by the fires. So many people have lost...
Building Community Across the Distance

Building Community Across the Distance

Are you feeling isolated? Alone? There are ways to find creative community. In their commons, one HOA began to meet weekly. They kept distance, sitting in chairs or on blankets around the commons. But could talk and sing across the distance. They each brought their...
Compliance Violation

Compliance Violation

June described a compliance violation letter she had received from her HOA board. The letter stated her garbage can could be seen from the street. Over the years, she explained, the can size had changed so the cans no longer fit into her shelter. She said, “I...