Busyness seems to have become a hallmark of our time, a sort of unquestioned supposed virtue. We are applauded when we are “busy,” as if being busy were necessarily a good thing. Tell someone that you are busy and you will almost certainly receive a favorable response. Tell someone that you are practicing the art … Continue reading Busyness

Slab City

Imagine an eclectic and dynamic community of desert dwellers inhabiting an abandoned military base with no modern utilities all conveniently located next to an active artillery range. If the scene that comes to mind is something akin to Mad Max then you are imagining it correctly. This scene is not from a movie, however. This … Continue reading Slab City