Category: Creativity

How to create a livable urban future: Part 2, the past is ever with us

17 November, 2011 (10:00) | Boston, Cities, Creativity, CSFW, Future, Housing, Personal, Primer posts, Science fiction, Speculation, Urbanization, Writing |

By:David A. Smith [Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.]   As we saw yesterday, reflecting on so translating our essay, How to create a readable future, written by several of us authors of Future Boston, The History of a City, 1990 to 2100, writing stories about the future uses many of the same mental muscles and […]

How to create a livable urban future: Part 1, competitive collaboration

16 November, 2011 (10:51) | Boston, Cities, Creativity, CSFW, Future, Housing, Personal, Primer posts, Science fiction, Speculation, Urbanization, Writing |

By:David A. Smith   As I posted many months ago, the Boston Phoenix published an essay, How to create a readable future, about the mosaic novel, Future Boston, The History of a City, 1990 to 2100, created by the many authors in my former writers’ workshop.   Continuing our occasional series on the Ultimate Future […]

Home is where the mind is

22 September, 2006 (09:33) | Communities, Creativity, Elderly, Health |

Our home is not just where we park our body at night or on the weekends, it is also where our mind relaxes and our soul unwinds.  So it should be no surprise that the quality of our home life directly influences our health, not just physical but also mental, as revealed in this New […]