Park Accessibility: Limited Resources, Unlimited Imagination

August 16, 2011

Remember the famous Indian parable of the blind men and the elephant? A group of blind men is assembled and asked to describe an elephant. Each blind man touches a different part of the elephant—a tusk, a side, the trunk,

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A Wide Open Playing Field

May 20, 2011

It starts like a joke in possibly poor taste “So a rabbi and a blonde are playing basketball, and the rabbi says…”   I met Rabbi Brenner on a beautiful spring day at one of the newest and largest parks

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Warning: This Video May Make You Cry

May 20, 2011

Despite the fact that they really were work related, I still felt a twinge of guilt about all of the online videos I watched while working on the May issue. Perhaps it’s a generational thing or maybe it’s just my

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Reinventing the Wheel

May 13, 2011

“There is something seriously wrong with that boy,” I thought to myself as I watched my nephew furiously pedaling his bike around and around my brother in law’s house in Bend, Oregon, last Christmas. Around the house and up and

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