Hunting permits, population control, and the advice of Geese Peace
BISHOP EMERGES FROM MONTH-LONG STUDY SESSION TO ENDORSE THE INCUMBENT
From the imagination of George Lucas, the Star Wars franchise has brought joy to an incalculable number of lives. And leading up to the December release of JJ Abrams’ contribution, …
IF ONLY BILL HAY HAD A TIME MACHINE...
Baltimore is a wake-up call, for more reasons than one
An incident involving a pet left in a hot (temperature-wise) car just out of JSO’s jurisdiction reveals a policy that’s bound to cause issues here Northeast Florida.
05.27.15 | The WINs and FAILs of the Week
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I stepped onto the deck of the Jacksonville Water Taxi feeling right proud of my deft maneuvering when a loud, “Welcome Aboard!” stopped me. It came from a fellow slouched in the first seat, who greeted me with a big goofy grin and bright eyes shaded in oversized sunglasses. I figured him to be just another passenger; he didn’t quite have that nautical snap. Multiple strands of Mardi Gras beads dangled around his neck, partially covering the logo of a white Jacksonville Arena T-shirt, at least four sizes too big for him. On his head he’d fixed a Jacksonville Suns ball cap in primary sunny yellow, turned backwards. If we went down, I don’t think he’d be much help. He moved with the staccato push-pull of someone with cerebral palsy; the fingers of his hands were twisted permanently into his palms, like he was holding a rope.
Other than party insiders, most who follow politics met Mayor Brown’s big HRO announcement with an appropriate proverbial shrug. The mayor’s move to solicit a study — to be …