Rise and Shine: Dec. 12, 2019

Rise and Shine: Dec. 12, 2019

I have just two words for you this Thursday morning, CivMixers: Hanging chads. Yeah. That brings those of us of a certain age back, doesn’t it? On this day in 2000, Republican George W. Bush became president-elect over former Democratic Vice President Al Gore as...
While You Were Out: Dec. 11, 2019

While You Were Out: Dec. 11, 2019

It has been a difficult Hump Day for the state Senate Republicans who saw their eighth member – Rochester Republican state Sen. Joe Robach (actually, a former Democrat, once upon a time) – announce that he will not seek re-election in 2020. Though the...
Dark Days

Dark Days

Somehow we’ve found ourselves suddenly approaching the shortest day of the year – that last bit when you leave the house and it’s dark, get home, and surprise, it’s dark! To paraphrase Yogi Berra: It’s getting late early out there. Other...
Rise and Shine: Dec. 11, 2019

Rise and Shine: Dec. 11, 2019

Good morning, CivMixers. We have reached the middle of the week, Wednesday, and the best I can say about today’s forecast is that it looks completely ordinary for early December. A little sun, some clouds, temperatures in the mid-30s. After all the ups and downs...
While You were Out: Dec. 10, 2019

While You were Out: Dec. 10, 2019

Happy end-of-Tuesday, CivMixers. The temperature is dropping like a stone, but the skies are clearing. If you’re heading into NYC tomorrow, (like yours truly), be prepared for a lovely “wintery mix” that could make the commute a lot slipperier than...
Rise and Shine: Dec. 10, 2019

Rise and Shine: Dec. 10, 2019

Time to take on Tuesday, CivMixers! Good morning. It’s Nation Human Rights Day, which marks the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation of the first global enunciation of human rights and one of the early major achievements of the new...