Chuck and Rachel discuss last week's trip to Maine, upcoming events this week in Austin, the Curbside Chat booklet, and even waterparks. Plus get Chuck's latest book recommendations: The War of Art by Steven Pressfield and The Men Who United the States by Simon Winchester.

We welcome several new Strong Towns members this week: Dallas Campbell - Oceanside, CA; Lisa Horowitz - Hailey, ID; Randy Garbin - Jenkintown, PA; Benjamin Groff - Baltimore, MD; Michael Lawyer - Washington, DC; Kevin Howard - Austin, TX; Jason Durand - Boise, ID

THIS WEEK'S EVENT SCHEDULE

Tuesday, Oct. 27: Strong Towns Meetup at Black + Vernooy in Austin, TX.

Wednesday, Oct. 28: Presentation at the NACTO Conference in Austin, TX.

Thursday, Oct. 29: Presentation at Better Streets Week in Austin, TX and Curbside Chat at the Travis County Commissioners Court in Austin, TX