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A slave to technology

April 24th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Technology is supposed to make life easier. Instead, it seems to make you more dependent on things that you weren’t originally. In the last few months, I’ve also learned of the irony of when technology decides to fail – exactly when you’ve become most dependent on its existence. It also seems to happen when money […]

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Tags: technology · urban issues

Another City Stages is upon us, and the gloves are off

June 15th, 2007 · No Comments

It’s crazy how much can change in a year. Last year I was squeezing in a trip to the Unplugged stage at the Harbert Plaza between lunch and traveling out to the city’s west side to go to meeting (while I was still on crutches mind you) as City Stages 18 was just getting started. […]

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Tags: Birmingham · Commentary · music · urban issues

My run-ins with Birmingham’s finest

June 9th, 2007 · No Comments

I don’t seem to have the best luck with my limited run-ins with Birmingham’s finest. I got pulled over by a police officer as I turned into The Summit late Saturday afternoon. He seemed nervous as he walked up alongside my car. I’ve had some insane things occur with my car, which I affectionately call […]

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Tags: Birmingham · Commentary · urban issues

Enjoying the ride

May 18th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Today is National Bike to Work Day as I reported on The Terminal extremely early this morning. Why was I up posting that early you ask? This is in part because my new career forces me to be up before the crack of dawn attempting to figure out what’s going to go on that day. […]

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Tags: Commentary · urban issues

Hey…The YP expo is on!

May 10th, 2007 · No Comments

I was wondering when I’d find an excuse to stumble on over here and say hello. It’s not like I’ve been wanting to ignore the site, it’s just been a little hectic, that’s all. More about life in general later on today… Anyway, I received an email from Alison Howell at the Chamber that made […]

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Tags: Birmingham · Civic Engagement · civic/service organizations · urban issues