From Food Exchange to Sustainable Community Development

To be here in Norwood City, I have the chance to learn not only job-related stuff but also the cultural exchanges. One interesting thing I want to share is about the food exchange at the party. Almost attendance will support food or drink for sharing to everyone in the party. Of course, there will be … Continue reading From Food Exchange to Sustainable Community Development

What’s Gonna Work? Teamwork!

My first week of work exposed me to various ways people work together to come up with solutions. The first meeting I attended was the Compact of Colorado Communities held at Westminster. Earlier this year, the Compact had a symposium which identified an overall 90 action items for five themes (General & Economic Viability; Resilience; … Continue reading What’s Gonna Work? Teamwork!

Keep Pearland beautiful with never ending story and a lot of good memories

“You might not feel like you can do much now, but that's just because you are not a tree yet. You just have to give yourself some time. You're still a seed.” - A Bug’s Life (1998) Yes. This is one thing I always tell myself to push me up to fight and keep moving. … Continue reading Keep Pearland beautiful with never ending story and a lot of good memories

Meet the 9th October over again

After a 24 hour flight from Indonesia, I arrived in Denver International Airport and saw some of snow (for the first time)! But this was just a stopover, my next flight was bound to Washington DC. To think about it, I left Indonesia at the 9th of October 2018 and arrived at 10 pm at … Continue reading Meet the 9th October over again

Sustainability embodied – Dubuque, IA

Going from frantically Googling 'where is Dubuque?' to actually arriving in this city of 60,000 population by the mighty Mississippi river - the past 10 days have been fascinating meeting locals and learning what makes this city tick. Dubuque was the first city in Iowa and obviously reliant on agriculture as primary economic activity.... until … Continue reading Sustainability embodied – Dubuque, IA