By Natalie Bomstad On a recent rainy, chilly, windy day (you know…one of those Wisconsin “spring” days) I dropped my car off for an oil change before heading to work in the garage’s on-site shuttle. The driver, an older gentleman that I’ll call Jim, and I fell into conversation. After the usual pleasantries, our conversation… Continue reading Chitchat, Car Pools and Connection: Unexpected Benefits of Ride-Sharing
By Beth Heller Our blog is a place to celebrate the surprising places we find inspiration for living well. At Live, we strive to activate our community around a shared vision of well-being, which we define as the intersection between how we eat, how we move and the ways in which we connect and find… Continue reading It Looks Like Green Bay Kids Could Get a Free Pass!
By Mario Gonzalez As we mentioned last week, this May our blog is focused on transportation, the concrete system that helps a community not only get from point A to point B, but can also promote social relationships, active lifestyle and overall well-being…especially when we stretch our imagination to include an environment that makes biking… Continue reading Two Fun Ways to Enjoy Two Wheels!
By Beth Heller In April our blog explored person-to-person connectedness as an integral component of community well-being. But connectedness is way more than just a touchy-feelie concept, it’s also a concrete strategy (literally) for building stronger communities. And, from our perspective, there’s no better month to talk about the streets, roads and paths in our… Continue reading Connection Is Also a Concrete Issue
By Beth Heller In November, my parents Laurie and Joe moved from Ann Arbor, Michigan to a newly-opened senior living development in Howard. Leaving their own, much-loved home for an apartment within a retirement community presented a challenge for my very independent parents. But they could no longer ignore their changing health and housekeeping needs.… Continue reading Connection Across Generations: Monday Matters
By Mario Gonzalez All this month we’ve been talking about the importance of connectedness; whether that be connecting with our neighbors or to our local farmers. Now we’re applying that same idea under a different lens: transportation. How do we visit our neighbors, get to work, run errands, attend farmers markets and enjoy the countless… Continue reading Connecting a Community Can be a Click Away
By Beth Heller Did you know that this year, the Downtown Green Bay Saturday Farmers Market celebrates its 100th anniversary? That’s an amazing accomplishment for any community tradition. When placed in the context of our fast-paced, convenience-driven lives, the continued success of Green Bay’s local farmers market tradition proves nothing short of miraculous. Or… Continue reading Markets More than Meet the Eye