Category: Because I Can

November 1 – The Doctor is In


This is officially the first day of the 2017 NaBloPoMo. Crazy name, right? It’s the acronym for “National Blog Posting Month” which is a takeaway from the NaNoWriMo – or “National Novel Writing Month.”  In our case, I hope to…

Back to Our Roots


As I no longer have any role with the city – either as an employee or in any official capacity – and having talked with friends who used to be faithful readers of this site, we are going back to…

On Tattoos


Do you have any tattoos? My kids have them, but I’ve never been interested. I’m supposing it’s paranoia about ink poisoning or a botched job. If I ever did get one, I’d like a peace symbol, or some eloquent poetry…

The Day Democracy Died


3,225 votes. That’s how many don’t count according to newly sworn in Alderman Melisa Brown. That’s how many do not count according to her logic in going along with Mayor Dennis Waldron to select Calvin Jones to fill the mayor’s…