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Guest Editorial: Rebuilding and Preserving: Two Aspects of Preservation, with Image Gallery by Karen Monzel Hughes, Associate Professor of Design, University of CincinnatiGuest Editorial: Rebuilding and Preserving: Two Aspects of Preservation, with Image Gallery
by Karen Monzel Hughes, Associate Professor of Design, University of Cincinnati

How Cincinnati is revitalizing its core through preservation provides an example that should be examined nationally. The city is proving that preservation can be affordable while providing a stimulus for further preservation and development.

  

Almanac: Long Count in the Present Time by Elizabeth Dodd, Terrain.org Editorial Board Member Almanac: Long Count in the Present Time
by Elizabeth Dodd, Terrain.org Editorial Board Member

How do you talk about the passing of ages? Imix to Ahau, there are 20 named days in the Maya calendar—not seven, like our own days of the week—and together they make up a winal, a cross between a week and a month. The winals cycle through, again and again.

 

Field Notes: Someone's Lunch by Kathryn Miles, Terrain.org Editorial Board MemberField Notes: Someone's Lunch
by Kathryn Miles, Terrain.org Editorial Board Member

My partner and I recently moved into the first floor of a grand old Georgian house. Above us live three beautiful girls—ages 7, 10, 11—and their equally beautiful mom. Together with my dog, Ari, we make an eclectic but happy household. This is not to say that this living arrangement has not been without its struggles.

  

A Stone's Throw: Desire's Past by Lauret Savoy, Terrain.org Editorial Board Member A Stone's Throw: Desire's Past
by Lauret Savoy, Terrain.org Editorial Board Member

What is the integrity of history? Can memory be owned? Upland South Carolina that June was a thick ripening green, grown from red-rust soil on the ancient metamorphic Piedmont. One question caught between my breath and humid air became another as I walked the path to Walnut Grove’s cemetery.

  

  

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