What Do You See?

What Do You See?

It’s been said that perception is everything. It isn’t so much what we see, but how we see it. A stubborn person is a pain to one, and a model of steadfastness in another. A dandelion is a weed to some, and to others a useful plant (it’s leaves are...
An Overdue Update!

An Overdue Update!

We have had a busy couple of months and have lots of things in the works – from the San Jacinto Farm to art programs, there are some exciting things going on! The holiday season gave us an opportunity to partner with the Amarillo Police Department and volunteers from...
Multitasking

Multitasking

Why do you do good? Maybe it’s your faith, past experiences, a personal code of ethics, or some other reason, but whatever the reason, it’s pushing you towards action, and one of the benefits of knowing our neighborhood is being able to play a part in those actions....
Who We Are

Who We Are

Square Mile Community Development (mi2) is a new nonprofit here in the Texas Panhandle. While the organization is new, the team behind it is not. We are all native West Texans who raise our families in Amarillo and who are deeply invested in our community. With over...
Lessons From a Dried Up Lake

Lessons From a Dried Up Lake

Do you remember when Lake Meredith almost dried up? After years of drought, the lake that had once been a popular fishing spot for decades was becoming a desert––as the water disappeared, so did the fish. My kids and I ran around on the dry sand that used to be the...