Tressa Versteeg was a writing student of Ping's at Macalester College. She currently maintains parts of the website, designs posters, and performs odd jobs. She is a freelance writer, including fiction, non-fiction, and poetry works that explore how the everyday meet the fantastical. She will embark July 29, 2011 on a three month bicycle tour of the Great Lakes to document community-based sustainability projects. Click here to learn more about her bicycle tour.