RealSmallTowns Magazine: Vol. 1

The first issue of RST Magazine will be available in mid-April! Anyone who would like to have one sent directly to their home can subscribe here!

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Breaking Away from Linear Thinking -by Julie Nelson

“The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it intuition or what you will, the solution comes to you and you don’t know how or why.”

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Sharing the Sugars: Truth be Told —Toril Booker Fisher

I recently read that trees communicate with one another —scientists call it the “world wood web”— When trees know that there is a danger, disease, or threat, they will shed their stored sugars and share them with each other to spread their energy and love so that perhaps the other trees can benefit.

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Diversity and Creativity Build Small Town Health and Prosperity — by Sheila Sherwin

“Fairfield is a community of people who share a deep sense of pride in our past, the traditions that sustain us, and the activities that create our future. We are in many ways an over achieving bunch, who consider ourselves fortunate to have such a rich community to build upon…We value good government, good schools and educational opportunities, healthy living, recreation, arts and culture.” –Mayor Ed Malloy of Fairfield, IA

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Now More Than Ever by Sheila Sherwin

There has never been a better time to focus on rural America. Now more than ever, we need to shine a light on the innovators, the artists, the makers, and the bridge-builders who are helping to build more socially and economically resilient futures —especially in the rural communities that feel so overlooked. I cannot think of a better way to be spending my time, and I hope you will join me here.

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RealSmallTowns Magazine: Vol. 1

The first issue of RST Magazine will be available in mid-April! Anyone who would like to have one sent directly to their home can subscribe here!

Breaking Away from Linear Thinking -by Julie Nelson

“The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it intuition or what you will, the solution comes to you and you don’t know how or why.”

Sharing the Sugars: Truth be Told —Toril Booker Fisher

I recently read that trees communicate with one another —scientists call it the “world wood web”— When trees know that there is a danger, disease, or threat, they will shed their stored sugars and share them with each other to spread their energy and love so that perhaps the other trees can benefit.

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