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Let’s Keep our Rainwater Here–Part 3

    Good Taxes “ ‘Good tax’ may sound like the ultimate oxymoron at first,” says Luigi Zingales, a professor of entrepreneurship and finance at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, and author of a new book,  A Capitalism for the People.  (No, he’s not a Socialist, he’s actually a Libertarian.)  He was […]

Let’s Keep our Rainwater Here.

LET’S KEEP OUR RAINWATER HERE WHAT FALLS IN ELGIN SHOULD STAY IN ELGIN When rain falls, two things can happen to it.  It can infiltrate the soil and become an asset to local life, or it can run off and become a liability to life downstream. James M. Patchett & Gerould S. Wilhelm The Ecology […]

Sweet April Showers Do Bring May Flowers

Thomas Tusser   April, April, Laugh thy girlish laaughter, Then the moment after, Weep thy girlish tears. Sir William Watson I had planned to continue to write about woodland wildflowers this week, but no new ones have started to bloom, so let’s talk about what is happening almost every day–RAIN. The old paradigm was to […]