Olympia Washington . . . perhaps the smallest city by the numbers, but clearly a larger metropolitan area. 50,000 population, roughly.
Still catching up from vacation – so here’s a few random things I didn’t have more time for.
Another week . . . closer to having a better county board legislative software system!
Absurdly inaccurate, likely many additions and changes to be announced throughout the week . . . with an obnoxious amount of meetings during the day when most people are at work . . . and less and less links.
Also in Eugene, is something that will look more familiar to Madison . . .
This is the oldest/longest running of the villages.
It’s a little awkward to think you know anything about a place by visiting for an hour, but here’s some of my observations about the Right to Dream Too homeless “rest area” in downtown Portland, right at the entrance to the Chinatown area of the city – it was just a few blocks from our hotel.
Given the new perspective I have gotten working on the ground with homeless persons in the last few years, I don’t even know where to begin with the list of things I am grateful for – because just the smallest things we all take for granted – like being able to change out of wet socks when I step in a puddle and then warm up – have all taken on new meaning. And with the recent Race to Equity report, I’ve relearned what a privilege it is to be white in this community. So I can’t really make that list, but here is one good example of what I am thankful for, for so many reasons.
Krumkake, lefse and . . .no luteisk?
This only happens once every 5 years, so Wednesday is the day to pay attention! What will Dane County put in its comprehensive plan for housing?