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{ Monthly Archives } October 2021

Rent Control

While not specifically about Minneapolis, this article on the St. Paul rent control gives an idea of what might come to pass if the the Minneapolis Question 3 passes and gives the City Council the ability to propose an ordinance on rent control. (As far as I understand it!) St. Paul is an unlikely place […]

Old Tech

This post is coming to you from a Mid-2009 MacBook Pro running Mac OS 10.6.8, (released in June of 2011) I have basically three pieces of software installed on this laptop: Eudora Email (because it remains the best email client of all time) ArcticFox (Firefox derivative that has some recently updated security) MarsEdit (for writing […]

Lunch at Owamni, New Park

The other day, we were lucky enough to score an outdoor table at *Owamni*, the new restaurant near the Stone Arch Bridge and St. Anthony Falls which serves native foods. The restaurant is excellent, I highly recommend it! Additionally, there is a brand new park adjacent to the restaurant, which you can read about here […]

Democratic Party PAC Email List Insanity

Democrats, Specifically, the ActionNetwork and NGP VAN people. Do better. Look, on one hand, I totally get it. You’ve built out advanced CRM systems for political campaigns in order to help democrats up and down the ballot target people more effectively, raise money, and hopefully win campaigns. Data and contact information help the campaigns spend […]

Book Update

**Recently read** – A World Without Email by Cal Newport – Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer – Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro **Currently Reading** – The Every by Dave Eggers – Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport – Two Old Men and a Baby by Hendrik Groen – The Remains of the Day […]

The end of an era

I made the call today to donate the Nancy. Many fun times had on the boat.