The Red List

I parked my bike at the Marcus Nanotechnology Research Center at Georgia Tech to take a hard hat tour of the Kendeda Living Building that’s under construction next door to it. (Big thanks to the folks involved for listing bike parking first on the emailed directions, by the way. That says a lot, and, in…

Sustainability-in-Action Bike Tour!

Are you already an advocate or professional working toward a better world, or just curious to learn more at this pivotal time in our society? Come experience economic, environmental, and social sustainability where the rubber hits the road! Take the “Sustainability-in-Action” Bike Tour from Bicycle Tours of Atlanta (a 10-year-old, woman-owned company whose bicycle tours are…

I still can’t believe I get to work here

I pinch myself every time I ride into this space (such as yesterday) and can’t believe I get to work here. It’s a circa-1906 cotton holding facility converted into live/work lofts in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood of the City of Atlanta, right next to the Atlanta Beltline. It’s where Bicycle Tours of Atlanta (and…

Off the Wall

The rain pelted my living room window last night as the flames in the fireplace danced in the near distance. Wrapped in a blanket I had knitted as part of my first memoir, Bucket List, I curled up with photographer Sheila Pree Bright’s stunning book 1960 Now: Photographs of Civil Rights Activists and Black Lives…

Dream job

At some point (probably many) while I’m leading a tour with Bicycle Tours of Atlanta (now launching in a bigger way as Amazing Atlanta Tours), you may see me smiling broadly while rambling down the Beltline, through eclectic neighborhoods, or past the ever-growing bounty of murals I love so much. That’s because two words keep…

1 of the USA’s newest cities turns 9 today

Today is the ninth anniversary of the first day of operations for one of the newest cities in the USA — the City of Dunwoody, Georgia, which is an easy 15-minute transit ride from the City of Atlanta and is where I have lived for more than 20 years. Having a front-row seat to witness…

Resiliency

Now is the time to increase resiliency and triple-bottom-line sustainability. These two books may help inspire you to take action close to home and around the world.