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Why no one walks (or, this land was not made for you or me)

  Recently, I spent some time in a small city in the US Southeast. Stationed in a hotel a few miles from the center of town and without a car, I spent a few days negotiating the area on foot. The years have not been kind to our places. I don’t wish to romanticize the … Continue reading »

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How to plan for Social Security

  Here in the US, we actually do have a small safety net for the elderly and disabled. It’s called Social Security (technically called “Old-age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance” or OASDI) The idea is that when you reach a certain age, or have a disaster/ailment befall you, you are eligible to receive a monthly stipend. … Continue reading »

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Who is responsible when a pedestrian is killed?

  My neighbor in New York City was killed a few years ago. She was riding home on her bicycle, and was hit by someone driving an SUV. Criminal charges were never filed against the driver, though he was sued in civil court by her family and was eventually found culpable for her death. Her … Continue reading »

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What highway congestion can teach you about your goals

  Many of you spend a large chunk of your life stuck in traffic.  And I feel for you; I lived in New York City with a car for seven years, and while I never commuted to work using my car, whenever I had to drive anywhere I felt like was living in my own … Continue reading »

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