JR's blog posts - all blog postings

JR: Toledo city councilwoman's plan to fund mural program - (My Apr 22, 2014 comment posted at ToledoTalk.com) Also from the 13abc story, : Rachel Richardson is the founder of Art Corner of Toledo. Her group would get the $15,000 from the city and a matching $15,000 from Lucas County to fund this art wor... more>> 2 min read
- Nov 10, 2017 - #toledo #art #activism #politics


JR: Should taxpayer money be used to fund murals over potholes? - (My Apr 23, 2014 comment at ToledoTalk.com) "Stop stealing from the Capital Improvements Fund to pay for folly. Fix the infrastructure, hire the necessary cops and firefighters." But Toledo city government transfers money from the "capital-improv... more>> 12 min read
- Nov 10, 2017 - #toledo #politics #art #activism


JR: Thoughts about education, property values, population, and taxes - (my Apr 25, 2014 comment at ToledoTalk.com.) "The more people invest in schools, the higher the property values." We live near Elmhurst Elementary, which consistently rates "Excellent," and it's one of the top-performing school buildings in the To... more>> 2 min read
- Nov 10, 2017 - #education #home #tax #politics


JR: Politically-based climate activists change the name of their cause - First, "their" cause was called global warming, then climate change, and now in May 2014, it's called "climate disruption." I give them points for creativity. The problem is, we like air conditioning. We like receiving goods that are shipped quickl... more>> 3 min read
- Nov 10, 2017 - #humor #activism #climate #environment #politics #moronism


JR: Michael Sam Drafted by St. Louis Rams - (My May 2014 ToledoTalk.com comment.) He was drafted near the end of the 7th and final round. The 249th player picked. It's no surprise when a player drafted that late does not make a team. May 10, 2014 article : Of those players at [Michael Sa... more>> 3 min read
- Nov 10, 2017 - #nfl #sports #football #activism


JR: A few words about my Dad - On Feb 2, 2016, my Dad was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer. He died peacefully at home on Aug 16, 2016. On the morning of Aug 20, I sequestered myself away from a crowded house of family members for about three hours to write the words be... more>> 5 min read
- Nov 10, 2017


JR: GitHub Commits - Scaup Scaup formatting page?? - article
- Oct 17, 2017 - replies: 2


JR: Git terms versus normal people terms - Git head master pull push commit fork clone merge rebase cherry pick revert repo repository a git "the git" index clone commit branch tree upstream a head HEAD version tag archive patch submission changeset stash archive object module submodule re... more>>
- Oct 09, 2017 - #git #writing #collaboration


JR: Enjoying life in Toledo, Ohio - thinmints, thank you for the thoughtful and well-crafted post. Hitting the bars on a regular basis sounded good to me too when I was single and in my early 20s. At that age, I definitely did not care about birds, flowers, gardening, and cooking. Fas... more>> 5 min read
- Oct 09, 2017


JR: Nov 24, 2013 Toledo Blade story about YouTube videos covering Toledo - What the hell. This is worthy of a front page posting on the Sunday edition of the Blade's website??? I like the dramatic sub-headline on the story page. "Anonymous critic hides in shadows of Internet" Is that similar to anonymous critics hidi... more>> 17 min read
- Oct 09, 2017


JR: Copying content to sawv.org - august 2017 - sawv.org became the new home and it will replace boghop.com yet another personal website. this one will host a subset of all my web postings that i have made since 2001. it would be great if ONE site could host it ALL. i would like j... more>> 3 min read
- Oct 09, 2017


JR: Read again or later - October 2017 - https://www.buzzfeed.com/josephbernstein/heres-how-breitbart-and-milo-smuggled-white-nationalism
- Oct 06, 2017


JR: Read Again or Later - October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 April 2017 March 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016
- Oct 06, 2017


JR: Tt post oct 5, 2017 - b - quote=214565 Don't bring me down, bro. Your negative comment rattles my faith in humanity. As Mariner suggested, that sounds like something from Orwell's allegory Animal Farm where the pigs violate their own commandments of decency by settling on:... more>> 1 min read
- Oct 05, 2017


JR: Tt post oct 5, 2017 - "... even giving a half year window, can be off, and viewed as a failure of planning, resources, construction, government, etc. many, many things go wrong, having to deal with PR fallout as a result, only hurts. And you know what? Hes 100% right. You... more>> 1 min read
- Oct 05, 2017


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