Monthly Archives: October 2012

“Hey, Why Can’t We Do This Better?” —Minnesota Manufacturing Week

I have always been impressed by the extent of manufacturing back in Southwest Minnesota.  It seems like every small town has some fabrication or repair shop or farm shop with a guy (or gal) asking, “Hey, why can’t we do … Continue reading

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Broadband is not a luxury, but “something like plumbing” necessary for normal life

“The new railroad, the new interstate, the new road system in this country and in this state is (Internet) connectivity.” (WTE) Governor Matt Mead opened the inaugural Wyoming Broadband Summit with keynote remarks before over 200 policy wonks, technology geeks … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

October finds me in Wyoming, starting on a new job as a Senior Planner with Laramie County Planning and Development, in Cheyenne. Laramie County, Wyoming, has about 92,000 residents, of whom about 60,000 live in the City of Cheyenne. Cheyenne … Continue reading

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Microblog Weekly Updates for 2012-10-07

When in doubt, go higher. # Road trip in old truck w/cassette player. Rediscovering joys of Led Zeppelin tapes. #OnTheRoadAgain #NoDepression # Old Eagles tape. Don't judge me. # Tom Horn was last man hanged at a Wyoming courthouse, 20 … Continue reading

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