This weather has been a tease, has it not? Rumor has it that another cold front is coming our way, likely to drop night time temperatures back in to the upper 30s by the end of the week. The constant back and forth has wreaked havoc on my esophagus, causing me to lose my voice this week.
According to the Social Security Administration, a 20-year-old has a 25 percent chance of becoming disabled before reaching age 67.¹
More troubling than Bay City school board’s decision not to extend Superintendent Keith Brown’s contract is its refusal to publicly explain the vote to constituents. The argument that trustees cannot legally discuss their motives in public is bogus. There is no restriction, legal or otherwise, against board members discussing their reasoning for not wanting to retain the superintendent.
Since WCA took over the city’s waste collection services in October of 2013 the journey has not been without bumps in the road. Several times in the past two years WCA found themselves before City Council explaining shortcomings and working to one day be proactive as opposed to reactive.
Things aren’t always what they seem
While in college, my major required a class in Art Appreciation. On the first day of class the professor showed a picture of the Mona Lisa. Then he said, “This is considered one of the greatest works of art in the history of the world. How many of you think she is ugly?”