Monthly Archives: November 2012

Necessary boundaries

Our moment is very much tied to our technological advances. Indeed, these advances often seem to be outpacing our ability to evaluate them for how they may shape us, our identities, altering how we think of ourselves, how we relate … Continue reading

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Let us help you to understand us

I made a movie for you. The vast number of you don’t follow the links I throw in my posts but consider checking this one out, if you have three minutes (and one second) you don’t mind surrendering to the … Continue reading

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Round Two for me, Round One for you

As you will recall, I recently posted a photo for turningthecurve of our new green bin. The resident squirrel made short work of chewing a hole in the lid. Hey, if you were a squirrel, wouldn’t you? Call it a … Continue reading

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You know where I stand

Just a quick post to thank you for stopping by. To pick up on my reply to Greg, I am sincere in what I am seeing coming out of City Hall. I may not always say what people want to … Continue reading

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City of Guelph, a department of the Waste Resource Innovation Centre

The first wave of bins have been put into service. We need an audit and report to Council of all costs, including all staff time involved in the launch, against projections. We also need a report to Council of what … Continue reading

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Squirrel: 1, Guelph Taxpayers: 0

Here is a photo of our new composting bin. The resident squirrel made short work of it. Below, a photo of the plastic container that we’ve used for some years now for storing our plastic bags. Same chewing, but it … Continue reading

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When all else fails: troll, spin, troll, spin…

Recently, the Guelph Mercury’s Chris Seto reported on reactions to the service provided by Guelph Transit on Twitter and through other social media forums. The Guelph Mercury also published an editorial in support of Guelph Transit’s use of and participation … Continue reading

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