A lot of talk about growth sprinkled with love for the library at Meet the Candidates night

Last night, the League of Women Voters of Centre County held their “Meet the Candidates” event for local municipal and county races. Candidates running for State College Borough as well as College, Ferguson and Harris Townships and Centre County answered questions posed by a moderator. All in all, candidates were well-informed and conveyed a sense … More A lot of talk about growth sprinkled with love for the library at Meet the Candidates night

The three pillars of my bid for Ferguson Township supervisor

I am running for the board of supervisors here in the sleepy hamlet of Ferguson Township. A few months ago I decided to run when some local activists put an unfortunate luxury student housing development on the collective radar. Since then, that issue has subsided somewhat. But we have plenty to deal with in the … More The three pillars of my bid for Ferguson Township supervisor

The health of many instead of the wealth of a few: #FeeltheBern

I’ve basically never complained about this to anyone who isn’t really close to me. Once, I posted something on Facebook but I took it down out of some kind of shame. But I’m not going to hide it now. Here’s the spiel: I have a job that I love. I love it. Every day, I … More The health of many instead of the wealth of a few: #FeeltheBern

6:31 AM – NORIKO (So It Rises draft material)

This is another small installment from my fiction project I’m tentatively titling So It Rises, a novel-length treatment of 26 hours centered around life in one place through the eyes of a dozen people. As I write, I’m posting fragments, warts and all. — 6:29 AM – NORIKO In the waxing light Noriko looked up … More 6:31 AM – NORIKO (So It Rises draft material)

It’s a big deal

“I stand four-square for reason, and object to what seems to me to be irrationality, whatever the source. If you are on my side in this, I must warn you that the army of the night has the advantage of overwhelming numbers, and, by its very nature, is immune to reason, so that it is … More It’s a big deal