Our ‘nuclear’ cities

One of my guilty pleasures is rereading the science fiction novels that so enthralled me growing up. Robert Heinlein’s whimsical…

Scramble crossings now!

No matter how you cut it, reengineering University Avenue into a “Complete Street” is going to take years of work…

When all the signs align

Time for another edition of Armchair Traveler In The Age Of Covid. I don’t know about you, but when I…

Imagination and reality

News from the University of Florida PR shop: A team of UF design and engineering students have won a $3,500…

Black and white and orange

Enough about Dr. Zeus and what he saw on Mulberry Street. Give me Daniel Manus Pinkwater and his paint-spilling seagull…

The future is here

At last! After years of relentless questing, I have finally found it. (I could tell you where it is. But…

Signs for the season

I notice that they are getting pretty good about erecting special signs of the season at Depot Park. This one…

This land so strange

As we continue our Florida journey it is best to remember the immortal words of Cabrera de Vaca when he…