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Month: May 2019

TALLIES & TOLLS: How would you learn what rural America is really like?

TALLIES & TOLLS: How would you learn what rural America is really like?

Last year, I traveled in this van, 25,000 miles across America, interviewing change makers. At the beginning of May I sold my Portland house of twenty years and am traveling for a year. I’ll be staying in rural communities and small towns, purposefully living on a rural person’s income, and talking to more change makers. I believe sharing lives, and the challenges rural communities face, will help create greater understanding and build stronger communities across the nation. Where I am…

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