Sunday, January 24, 2010

Just Chillin’

It’s a perfect day for a pot of chili. There’s no better way in my mind to ward off a dreary January Sunday than NFL Championship Games, a pot of chili cooking away at the stove, and a good dog at my feet.

While I await to put the final touches the chili I thought I’d check in and share a few things I’ve picked up over the past few days. Over on the Explore Howard website, an article by Sarah Breitenbach entitled “Public hearing on Columbia’s future draws large crowd” has generated 36 comments so far. Of course there are duplicates but that’s still a pretty good dialogue they got going on there. I love the commenter names: belovedcartoonmouse, citizentaxpayerjane, commonsenseplease, wildelakemike.

Good stuff.

There’s a little donnybrook going on over on the HCCA listerv too. It seems as if Mary Pivar and Barbara Russell are having a problem with housing activist, Roy Appletree. It’s kind of like watching a family fight.

Then again I stirred up a little dust with my own post about Senator Kittleman and eastern shore chicken houses. This time around it’s the Republic loyalists who are questioning my “independent” credentials. That’s good. Every once in awhile I like to go up to a Dem and say “See. They think I’m one of you!”

It usually gets a laugh.

Time feed the dog and tend to chili…more news later perhaps.

Go Jets!

5 comments:

Freemarket said...

The second comment on the Explore Howard thread is one of the more realistic and less idealistic comments I have heard about subsidized housing. Bravo.

HoCoRising said...

Ha ha. You have to enjoy the fact that the partisans love to paint anyone with real ideas in a corner. Keep up the good work!

Anonymous said...

I like the 1/22/2010 7:11am comment.

Let's get serious about vibrancy and put in slots near WL Mike's and David's neighborhood.

sobohon said...

You know, for the longest time, I did think you were one of us!

Anonymous said...

I don't think your a dem or rep, your a hypocrit! You are concerned about the environment and Chicken houses, yet you have no clue about the bay and pollution. You seem to work for a large land development company - have you ever thought that you, your job and your company are whats wrong with the bay. Thats right your a member of the hypocrit party!