When a tiny hippie co-op refused to clean up its yard, the city of Arlington came down hard -- and brought the SWAT team with it.
The folks who live there don't call The Garden of Eden a hippie commune. They prefer "small Intentional Community," or sometimes "New Paradigm EcoVillage." Here's how they describe it on their website: The Garden of Eden ... exists as a showcase to highlight just how easy, abundant, and sustainable ... More >>
I recently got an e-mail from Quinn Eaker, the subject of my story on the "unschooling movement." He's a delightful young man and is always off on an adventure. Eaker, who has lived homeless in Hawaii and learned to dumpster dive, is back in Colleyville, living at home with his family. This afternoo ... More >>
For Quinn Eaker, a son of the radical "unschooling" movement, school's out forever