The Happenstance Solution

Granola Shotgun

I explore towns and cities all across the country and describe what physically exists as well as some of the reasons why things are the way they are. The same basic conditions are in evidence in most places and it’s not always pretty. This raises the hackles of locals who proclaim, “Hey! You don’t know our town. But since you think you know it all why don’t you offer some solutions instead of just putting us down?”


I’ll use Rockford, Illinois as an example of how I think things will play out over time. But it’s important to understand the town’s historical trajectory first. The downtown of Rockford exists because of the Rock River. It was possible to cross or ford the river at this location without a bridge back in the early days so this was a natural gathering spot for commerce and trade. The surrounding forests and farmland…

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