Tag Archives: community

What Is Community?

By MJ Ali July is Community Month here at Co-Op Web, and my question to everyone (including myself) is: What is community to you? For me, community means interconnectedness and support. As a child, community meant neighbors had our backs, and we had theirs. We belonged to groups that extended beyond their subject matter, forming […]

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The Bridge

By Abigail Edwards   There is a bridge between two worlds A rather old, strong stone bridge The children on either side reach out Their fingers just brush across the ridge   The bridge is made up of jumbled stones A jigsaw of colors and shapes The stones are weathered but they hold fast Despite […]

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Is Communal Living Making a Comeback?

By Ana Lewis Recently, my father-in-law has resided more often in the hospital than in his own home, which is two doors away from us. It’s been a hardship on the family, as well as on him. And now, we worry about his wife, my mother-in-law. My husband and his siblings have been very present […]

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