While we’re out visiting clients, attending meetings, or just traveling for enjoyment, we can’t help but take note of items of interest. This blog is our receptacle to capture these sidebar inspirations, viewpoints, and points to ponder.
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Presenting a graduation card and enclosed check to my young great-nephew, I was met with a blank stare. In the age of gift cards and pharmacy online shopping, I thought perhaps he wasn’t familiar with what a check was. Which, sadly, was true. But worse, my heart-felt and hand-written message inside the card was undecipherable […]
Why develop municipal geospatial data when we all have Google maps? Need driving directions? Use Google Maps, absolutely. Looking for the nearest grocery store? Use Google Maps, very likely. Trying to find the nearest fire hydrant? Using Google Maps, probably not. Looking for which part of town has trash collection on Tuesday? Using Google Maps, […]
March Madness is upon us. Whether you are a college basketball fan or not, you can’t help but be aware of it, as the headlines change from Sweet 16 to Elite 8 and Final 4. However, all along the way, one of the most endearing story lines year after year is related to the underdogs […]
Your grant reporting is due, requiring details on your faÃ§ade grant program. How do you keep track of all those property details and status of the work? It’s time for the annual holiday parade. How do you inform residents along the parade route of the details for the day? Election day is coming and your […]
A marigold in a paper cup. A fistful of wildflowers in a mason jar. The first daffodils of spring. Flowers don’t have to be elaborate or complicated to make an impact. And your downtown will be better off if you keep that, and a few other tips and tricks in mind through all the seasons […]