Tag Archives: beliefs

Applying my Quaker principles to urban planning


As a liberal Quaker and an urban planner, I am very intrigued by the interrelationship between these two significant aspects of my life. Back on November 6th of 2014, I summarized how the ten (10) principles of my regular yoga practice … Continue reading

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Urban planning and the ten principles of yoga


My wife and I started practicing flow yoga about 10 months ago. We have found yoga to be very rewarding towards our physical, mental, and spiritual health in our daily lives. As an urban planner, I believe the ten principles … Continue reading

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Which city is best for you?


Just a little lighthearted Saturday fun today. Below is a link to a fun city compatibility test on Buzzfeed that identifies what city would be most compatible with you lifestyle and beliefs. My answer was Portland, Oregon. Enjoy! What City Should … Continue reading

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