Sunday Ride: Now and Then


When we were kids, my brothers and I were periodically subjected to my father’s long Sunday drives after church. If my father was still alive, I think he would recall these drives as the foundation of our interests in architectural style. My memory to date is that I hated them: the three of us kidsContinue reading “Sunday Ride: Now and Then”

Do the Dutch Celebrate Earth Day?


The Dutch are busy with many aspects of environmentalism by default. Due to rising sea levels linked with climate change, they have become¬†experts in water and flood plain management. (There are more reasons they have expertise in water, but that’s for another post). The Netherlands, with 17 million people in a country that’s about 1/10thContinue reading “Do the Dutch Celebrate Earth Day?”