The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner can carry about 250 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,600 times in 2012. If it were a Dreamliner, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people. Click here to seeContinue reading “2012 in review”
The shooting in Newtown, Connecticut that has claimed the lives of 20 children and at least 6 adults leaves us speechless. Truly, there are no words we can utter to truly express the gravity of the hurt we all feel when so many children are taken so quickly and without reason. But we cannot beContinue reading “Not Speechless”
(Warning: This post contains language that might be offensive to some individuals. Parents might consider moving their children away from the computer to watch C-SPAN or PBS. We must be sure children are safe from unsafe t*xing). When did tax (sh*t, I mean t*x) become such a dirty word? A recent headline after the SupremeContinue reading “Holy T*x!”
Message for Public Service Recognition Week.
‘Vision’ project attracts 30,000 to plan future. This is the headline for an emergent and on-going process sponsored by the San Diego Foundation, which seeks to craft a 50 to 100 year vision for the region. Through a multi-pronged effort, the Foundation has collected citizen and stakeholder input on a range of issues and challengesContinue reading “Democracy Weeks 3: Regional Planning and Civic Engagement”