Charles uses true stories to explore new ideas and old truths about people, cities, science, myth, history, mountains, adventure and happiness.

If you’re mostly interested in stories about happiness and cities, go here.

Otherwise, here are his most recent stories:

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The Good Earth


Grim Repo

Grim Repo


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A Tale of Two Desert Cities


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Meanwhile in Portland


Citizen Hern

Citizen Hern


Happy City

Paris: The Happy City


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Me Want More Square Footage!


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And the Pursuit of Happiness


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Moving Mountains


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Cost Rica’s Big Cats