Tag: Before I Die

Creativity, Squelchers, and Savannah’s future

“What distinguishes thriving cities from those that stagnate and decline is a group of people [Jane Jacobs] calls the “squelchers.” Squelchers, she explains, are those political, business, and civic leaders that divert human creative energy by posing roadblocks and saying “no” to new ideas.”

“Before I Die” (the D.C. version) gets Washington Post coverage

Great coverage of an art installation in the nation’s capital just like those that recently came down in Savannah.

“Before I Die . . .”

Last night was warm, a little rainy — even balmy — in Savannah. It was one of those nights when the gray skies and myriad reflections from the rain lend the city an emotional complexity that’s not always so prominent.…