Published: September 24, 2012
Photo illustration by Colin_Eric via Flickr

In conversations over the back fence, in exchanging tools, labor and gossip, and in looking out for one another, neighbors are the building blocks of a community. Click the links below to learn the importance of neighbors to the lives of these essayists.

  1. The Art Of Being A Neighbor
  2. Our Noble, Essential Decency
  3. The True Neighbor
  4. A Piece Of Their Hearts
  5. It Takes A Village