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Cleaning Up The Dirty D Part II: Ideas

In trying to come up with workable ideas for blighted neighborhoods in Decatur, I quickly realized there are no easy answers.  Even if we had unlimited funds there’s legal hurdles…

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Social Media Blackout

For the next few weeks, days, hours (not sure how long I’ll make it), I’ve decided to do a social media blackout. That means no Facebook or Twitter:  No posting,…

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The “Dirty D” Part I: Urban Decay

I went out to take a few photos of the warehouse that recently burned in Decatur.  I saw pictures and videos of the fire, and I can certainly see why…

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History of the Decatur Public Library

There are those things that we all really, really regret doing later in life.  My junior high years stand out in the regret category but in my defense, I was…

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This Is Gonna Take Forever: College

After enjoying walking across the commencement stage and being handed an associate’s degree, I’m now faced with the long road ahead of me to a bachelor’s degree.  It’ll probably take…