Often, here on Cortes, odds and ends are transmuted to create something greater (and more magical) than their sum. Maybe this alchemy is one definition of community: our ability to do exponentially more when we do it together. Cortes Community Housing and the Seniors Society are able to do our work because of the contributions of scores of individual community members and partner organizations. While there may be wizards among us, most of us are just human. Luckily, human ingenuity and...