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Give the Children What They Want – Kim Hernandez

This week’s assigned readings recall memories from my own childhood. I think about how the children interviewed for the proactive process would now be my age or even my older brother’s age. I suppose that not much has changed: children … Continue reading

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Place and People Watching – Kim Hernandez

This Sunday I sat on the steps of the church and observed the activity of the piazza at various points of the day. I sat on the steps at noon, and watched as tours circled around the fountains. I returned … Continue reading

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Where Podcasting and Placemaking Intersect – Kim Hernandez

Just this morning, I was listening to my favorite design-focused podcast, 99% Invisible, hosted by renowned journalist, Roman Mars. Today’s episode was on the concept of informal urbanism, and I immediately shared it with JP because the process itself relates to what … Continue reading

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La Notte Brava – Kim Hernandez

Friday was the Global Climate Strike, with demonstrations in an estimated 185 countries around the world all calling for action on climate change. If I were back at school in the US, there is no doubt in my mind that … Continue reading

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Through the Tall Grass – Kim Hernandez

Our class snoop about was the fifth time I had explored Corso Garibaldi. It is across the street from my apartment, and I often see it at varying times of day. Three weeks ago, I trekked up the main street … Continue reading

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