Lately I’ve been asking myself “What gets to be in the future?” Do these plants I’ve planted in my garden? Does my pet dog and pet bird? Do good relationships with my spouse, my family, and my friends? Does my house that was built in 1880? Does the majestic view of the cathedral, state Capitol, and city skyline across the river? Does the building I work in? Does the Web and the Internet? Does art and expression? Do these nations? Do these cities? Do these fields and wild spaces? Do my dreams? Do your dreams? Do our collective aspirations for humanity? Continue reading What gets to be in the future?