By jcoyne on June 24, 2012
Jim and Tom sit down with a returning guest (Richard) and a first-timer (Whitney) to discuss the wilderness. What can we learn from the Great Wide Open? Is Yellowstone Park a preserve or a performance? Does a cost/benefit analysis favor strip malls over wooded areas? We flirt with answers.
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By jcoyne on May 24, 2012
As far back as the Code of Hammurabi, people have paid a little more to minimize risk. Insurance is a logical concept and for the most part a good thing, but it is dangerous to believe we can live without community simply because we are “covered.” The best insurance we have is each other. Community […]
By jcoyne on May 8, 2012
Jim and Tom sit down with Richard to discuss various definitions of success. In this first part of the conversation, we talk the routes of life people take. And how do people do more with less? Pack it in, pack it out applied from the back-country to life.
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