Archive for August, 2009

Keep the Ox; You’ll need it for the harvest.

Blogger’s Note: In my previous post I outlined for you the City of Spur’s budget deficit problem. If you haven’t already read that post (”Spur City Council faces a daunting task”), I ask you to read it before you continue reading this one.
Spur City Council members are facing the difficult task of balancing the city’s […]

Joe Bell-a hometown boy

Sometimes there is the death of someone, who even though you knew them only slightly or saw them only occasionally, it jars you because you suddenly realize that they have indeed had an influence in your life. Joe Bell was one of those Spur exiles that held such an allegiance to his hometown […]

Spur City Council faces a daunting task

I attended the Spur City Council meeting on Tuesday night to hear a preliminary presentation for the city’s proposed 2009/2010 budget. Spur City Council members are faced with some tough decisions to make on the coming fiscal year’s budget. Preparation of the city’s annual budget is one of the most important responsibilities the city council […]

Emotional attachments

I’m sure most everyone has or has had an emotional attachment to someone or something at some point in life. As a child I had a collection of Breyer horses. I kept them on a bookcase in my room and would take them down and dust them just to look at them–the only thing I […]

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