Archive for May 2016

The first Memorial Day I ever had without the best soldier in the world: My Dad

The first Memorial Day I ever had without the best soldier in the world:  My Dad
I’ve been to the big Memorial Day event in the neighborhood at the General Logan statue at 9th and Michigan a few times over the years.  They set up chairs and put out flags and lay down wreaths and the whole ceremony is rife with dignitaries.  But at this year’s ceremony I had a lump... Read more »

The Active Transportation Alliance is very active when it comes to bikers, but not walkers and people who use public transportation

The Active Transportation Alliance is very active when it comes to bikers, but not walkers and people who use public transportation
In honor of Bike the Drive this morning, Channel 7 had someone on from the Active Transportation Alliance. This group bills itself as advocating not only for bikes, but for walkers and public transportation users, too.  Sounds nice, huh? But I’d like to know this:  where’s the evidence that walking and public trans are on... Read more »

From the start, the Lucas Museum has been saddled by a huge public relations problem and it's getting worse

From the start, the Lucas Museum has been saddled by a huge public relations problem and it's getting worse
No matter what side you’re on in the Lucas Museum mess, one thing I know for sure:  YOU and Friends of the Parks did not cause it. Who did?  Look no farther than Mr. Star Wars George Lucas and Mr. Mayor Tiny Dancer.  It’s their fault.  Two guys who think they’re smarter than everyone else.... Read more »
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