sticky, stormy Saturday on tap – 8/19/17


eclipse 11An annular solar eclipse on May 21, 2012, in Tokyo, Japan.Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images

“20 questions you were embarrassed to ask about the August eclipse, answered.”Vox

23 smurfscommittee minutesCitizens should applaud the fullness of detail in the separate council committees minutes:

8-9-17 Safety Committee Meeting Minutes

8-9-17 Legislation Committee Meeting Minutes

Public Works Minutes 8-15-17 Minutes


7-13-17 Community Development Minutes

7-18-17 Property Committee Meeting Minutes

Next step: timeliness of the presentation of the minutes!


recycle lottery

i-am-a-royal-pain-in-the-ass-1… and the Royal Pain in the Ass award goes to this jerk who represents all the “elected public officials” who just don’t get it: YOU ARE NOTHING SPECIAL! reports: “In today’s top news for ridiculous vanity, an Indiana Congress member distributed an eight-page memo to his aides with specific details on how he likes to be driven around, with instructions for a smooth ride and all the things he likes to have (toothbrush, ‘petty cash,’ stapler, and staple remover included). [Politico / John Bresnahan and Rachael Bade]”

AMERICAN DREAMA letter to my American friends: when did the dream die? | “… what happened to the ‘shining city on the hill’ and wonders: how did America lose its mind in the age of Trump?” The Guardian


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