Dawn Allen

Dawn Allen is a freelance writer and editor who is passionate about sustainability, political economy, gardening, traditional craftwork, and simple living. She and her husband are currently renovating a rural homestead in southeastern Michigan.

Brunch is Still Canceled (For Now)

Biden’s inauguration might help you sleep better, but don’t become so complacent that you accept a meager status quo. We’ll meet for brunch later, there’s work to do now!


Coronavirus, wearing masks, evictions, quarantine, food handouts, businesses closing, poverty… I’ve had enough of it.

The Conjoined States of America

Hardly united, our country is more like the conjoined states of America, but separating the two major cultural factions would be messy. Perhaps fatal.