Radio address for April 19, 2014. The gap between the ideal and the actual social fabric in my suburban neighborhood.
As I mention at the end, there’s a Part Two to these thoughts that will be coming in the next address.
Mention is made of communal ovens: here’s how it worked out in Dufferin Grove Park in Toronto, and there’s also one in Pittsburgh. A couple of Australian women blogged about the idea, and their commenters found all kinds of potential problems with it.