Today is an unnoteworthy day. No meetings at City Hall, which was a very nice change. Worked in my office for most of the day, went to ChangeCampX at McMaster’s Jackson Square campus this evening, and quickly checked out the ATU 107 rally. A good discussion at ChangeCampX on the future of the McQueston Farm […]
It’s been a great day. The Public Record Radio Show went off without a major hitch this morning, finished IT consulting work before noon, lunch with a friend, a good afternoon of writing, launched my ThePublicRecord.ca microblog, covered Council, and didn’t go to sleep until I finished this personal blog post. Now.ThePublicRecord.ca I achieved something […]
About once every six weeks, I witness a HSR driver who exceeds my very high expectations of a civil servant. See, I don’t just expect good service, I expect great professional service.
A funny thing sometimes happens – beyond me being impressed – I write an email to the HSR manager of operations, and then an incident happens which adds commendation to the complement.
September 21 is a date in the calendar, and while it says “Beginning of Autumn” on paper, I mark the start of fall when the weather feels a chilly cool at night and leafs start covering the ground.
Most years, these events progress over the course of a few days.
This year, it happened suddenly Saturday morning.
Being an independent journalist is a double-edged sword when it comes to being my own editor. There is the freedom to write stories without an editor assigning me to clickbait, but there the lack of guidance that an editor can provide when my desire to cover an issue becomes a rabbit hole leading to nowhere. […]
Hamilton’s “smog shield” doesn’t exist anymore. That that it existed in the first place, but it was the saying I and many others would use to explain when weather systems impacted north, west, and south of Hamilton but somehow we’d get no rain. Overnight, there was (slight) rain north and south of Hamilton but none […]