No Rhyme or Reason

No Rhyme or Reason

Jacksonville is a town which engages, supports and educates. Up until now it has been a town using good judgement when hosting events. But Saturday June 29th the Museum of Science and History (MOSH) is scheduled to host a Gay Pride event complete with performances by...
Rising sea levels:  Inciting Panic in Florida?

Rising sea levels: Inciting Panic in Florida?

Depending on whose number you wish to use, Florida has 1,197 miles of coastline.  Or 1,350. Or 8,436. In any case, any rise in the sea level would mean a reduction in the land area of the state  – which is 54,252 square miles according to the...
They’re back!!!  Once-hated toll roads.

They’re back!!! Once-hated toll roads.

Tolls are coming back. The Florida Dept. of Transportation will begin collecting tolls on the First Coast Expressway in a few weeks. This is sure to ignite grumbling by motorists, especially those who remember and disliked the tolls that were once common in...
If I had a dream…

If I had a dream…

I have a dream! It is a dream for a Jacksonville leadership team who cares more about serving the community than their own self elevation. It is a dream that infuses servanthood ingredients throughout the phrase “public servant.” It is a dream where leaders model...
“Price Gouging Narrative Season” begins

“Price Gouging Narrative Season” begins

Hurricane season began June 1, so Florida residents can brace themselves for the annual storm of “price gouging” accusations. This great bogeyman comes into play every year, and one highlight of it is the loud promises by politicians to protect Floridians from the...
Duval County has its share of turkeys.

Duval County has its share of turkeys.

Yesterday the organization Florida Tax Watch in Tallahassee published its report “The 2019 Budget Turkey Watch Report: An Analysis of the Transparency and Accountability of the Budget Process.” Per their wording on the report they state: “The report...