”We’re listening to the quiet’*

By Sarah Bateman, URA board president

My focus for 2018 was simple: Go outside.  It seems like the simplest of statements. Two words. And seemingly unnecessary. My grandparents would have been puzzled by a “goal” to “go outside.”  It was Florence Williams’ recent book that inspired my focus. “The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More…

Buying gifts? Rethink the outcome

The holiday shopping season is upon us, and with it comes a lot of stuff. Stuff for your parents, friends, children, coworkers, neighbors, and beyond.