To walk the talk of sustainable development

Let's go for a walk. The beauty of imagined walks is that we can take different roads simultaneously.

The first road is a rural highway in New England. It's a postcard-scene summer day. Traffic is moderate but walker-friendly. Farmers in pickups share the road with retirees heading to the post office and vacationers pulling campers wrapped in bicycles, coolers, and kayaks. Mountains rise on the horizon, fields of sweet corn and second-cut hay lie in the middle distance, black-eyed susans and daisies garland the road's shoulders. But fairly well hidden among the wildflowers and tall grass, beer and soda cans lie scattered, along with a truck tire, a disposable diaper box, a running shoe.

This is the end of the issue. Ready to explore further?
August 26, 2002

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