Imagine you’re a city planner. If you like the NBC Sit-com “Parks and Recreation“, imagine you’re the departed character Mark Brendanawicz. (Yes, I had to look up his name to spell it.) You’ve grown accustomed, over the years, to car-centric demands, like adequate parking, traffic flow, collision reduction, etc, etc. But one day, it seems […]

the city is a drunkard

the city is a drunkarddrinking to the dregsa sluggard and a braggartwith a story spat on passers-byan angler clutching a fictitious fishand a smooth finish, far less filling drinking to the dregs of any drink it findsit finds a bud light or a boulevarda blue moon, bass or new belgiumtaking a tonic, sipping a triple […]

San Francisco

OK… I know this trip was almost 2 months ago. But I really wanted to share some photos and thoughts with you about our day in San Francisco. I’m going to let the pictures do most of the talking for a change. Here goes… We stopped at the Golden Gate Bridge on our way to […]

Oh, the Humanity!

Last night, my wife and I re-watched the movie “You’ve Got Mail”. Between us, I’m sure we’ve seen this movie a dozen times, but it doesn’t really matter. It’s one of those “comfort films” that often star Tom Hanks (“Big” is an even better example.) In case you haven’t seen it, the movie takes place […]