Category: Starting a Community

Overcoming Our Americanness

“I’m planning to start my own community.” Ah, a consummate American statement. Solo cooperation. In this country there is a common sentiment that a person should go forth and set the trend, then others join it. In a culture where Warren Buffett, Donald Trump, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and Richard Branson are elevated as role […]

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Tracing Windward’s Memeology

When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness. —Alexis de Tocqueville Windward started in the mid-’70s as an anti-war protest with the goal of creating a sustainable way of living that didn’t support the military-industrial war machine. Over the years, we’ve had our ups and down as we worked out […]

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