Welcome to the Terry Writers blog
Although many blogs specialize around one theme—to build the author’s “brand”—we’re opting for serendipity, for discovery, in a culture growing narrower as schools drop the arts, music, geography and even cursive writing. In a culture where people look at their phones, not at each other, and search online for a specific subject with little time or opportunity for discovery.
Our passions range from volunteer tourism and trips down the path-less-traveled to property tax inequality in Chicago; from character-filled homes to chemical-free gardening, eco-friendly farming and healthier eating, but we’re always open to the unexpected.
Lincoln Park Village, Chicago, taps Tom Hall, an “unretiree” with carpentry skills, to help Girls Scouts build a Little Free Library in Chicago. Read More
What are GMOs in our food, and why do so many consumers want them labeled? Read More
At Chicago’s Green City Market in Chicago, Brunkow Cheese of Fayette, Wis., stops traffic… Read More
One of the rules Cliff learned in the Army was the firm admonition, "Never volunteer." Well, that was then. Read More