One last word on Shady Oak, in photos

I admit, I am sounding a bit one-note with my little study of Shady Oak Road. But it’s an expensive project that my elected officials are spending my money on. It’s one that should be approached with the viewpoint of…

Shady Oak Road, by the numbers

As taxpayers, we expect our elected officials to put the money they collect from us to good use. As an individual taxpayer, I felt that the Shady Oak Road project deserved a little more scrutiny. After all, $2,800,000 is a lot…

Shady Oak Stroad

Typically I would praise the folks at City Hall for their efforts to make the most out of the scant four square miles of land that Hopkins has. When projects are proposed, they focus on smart development that increases the…

Another train story

It seems that I’ve been talking a lot about the trains lately, but it’s something of interest to me, especially since access to the light rail was one of the reasons we bought a house here in Hopkins. And while…

Sharing isn’t caring

As expected, both of my children were showered with gifts this Christmas season. Honestly, despite all my intentions of not wanting to go overboard, I’m as guilty as the grandparents for spoiling the kiddies. Ultimately, this means that my baby…

Moving servers…

It’s hard for those who lack the formal training to do such things. But I plowed through it. The next step, it seems, is to get all the photos to link to where they are again. In any event, here’s…