Yes, sidewalks matter

Lately I’ve been thinking about Gainesville’s sidewalks. (And before you say it, yes I do have a life.) On my … More

Diplomacy GNV style

Listen. If you haven’t been to City Hall recently you really ought to drop by. Out on the front lawn … More

Our best kept secrets

This is something I wrote some time back. But since we’re getting into summer and some of us may still … More

Why the buffalo roam

It’s true that the buffalo don’t have much room to roam on Paynes Prairie. But imagine how cramped their distant … More

Invisibles ride among us

Remember Granny? Rose McDonald was a beloved figure among Gainesville’s downtown street person community. Everybody seemed to know and like … More

Cars, cows and trees

I originally wrote this piece several years ago for The Sun. Oddly, with a bit of updating it seems as … More