A few years ago, I made a failed attempt at blogging. What subject could I blog about? If it's urban planning, why not just start a thread here? I could post about my personal life, but there's already too much information someone could easily find about me with a simple Google or Yahoo search.
For years, I was an on-and-off follower of of Jerry Pournelle's Chaos Manor column in the late, lamented Byte magazine. If you're not familiar with Chaos Manor, Pournelle writes about the
First, thanks to Dan for offering the Plus membership; I just signed up for an Andy Jackson's worth of membership.
Second, I hope to jump full-tilt into the blogosphere here in the coming weeks and month, but in the meantime, feel free to visit my other two blogs, begun in the wake of my GIS studies at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ. My blog, Whistling Past the Graveyard ([url]http://whistlingpastgraveyard.blogspot.com[/url]) is about cemeteries and land use.
My other blog, also
I have been in planning just short of four years now. I got into this profession in order to satisfy my interest in the built environment and help influence its future, but I cannot help but admit to suffering from a small amount of cynicism that planners sometimes get while working in local government-particularly in the western United States.
My interest, and background, was in single-family suburban residential. That interest alone makes me a minority among planners who tend toward the