In Remembrance::William Coperthwaite

coperthwaite-1 We learned belatedly over the weekend of the passing of William Coperthwaite, a great thinker and doer. Long before my wife and I moved from urban Texas to rural Vermont in search of a different way of life, I had read Mr. Coperthwaite's book A Handmade Life: In Search of Simplicity (Chelsea Green, 2007). I found it inspiring and challenging and didn't always agree with it, but I respected the man who had written the words and thought longer and harder about the topics presented than I had even lived. To meet him was a great privilege. To know that I won't have the opportunity to do it again saddens me. He will be missed. -jason