UPT Board Meeting Notes 12/17/18 Episode 20: Fumbling into the End Zone

Gentle Readers, I was going to include the 12/17/18 meeting in the Year in Review post (currently in process), but thought better of it. With apologies for my prolonged absence (and excuses for this to follow in the same Year in Review post), this is the last meeting of 2018 and the first meeting in …

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UPT Board Meeting Notes 11/19/18  Episode 19:  The Great Pretension

Gentle Readers, I feel I’ve been quite consistent in my contempt for John Pearson’s opening free form remarks, and have never waivered in my assertion that this practice is nothing more than an ego indulgence. Rest assured, the November 19th meeting will not change that opinion at all; however, it does mark a new low …

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UPT Board Meeting Notes 8/6/18 Episode 12  Cry Me a River

Two and a half hours. That was all I could see when I looked at the August 6, 2018 Board of Supervisors meeting. Two and a half hours. And just to get to those two and a half hours, I’d have to sit through Pearson butchering another reading from “Chicken Soup for the Soul.” Ugh. …

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UPT Board Meeting Notes 7/16/18:  Episode 11 Ain’t No Sunshine

Gentle Readers, there is certainly something to be said for attending Board of Supervisors’ meetings in person, especially when the microphones are malfunctioning.   I'm not sure quite what it is that should be said, but suffice to say, there is nothing quite like being moralized to in person by the likes of John Pearson. Sunshine …

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