There’s some news in the NL geek community this weekend. I’m not going to comment on it here, I’m just saying that’s the jumping-off point for what follows. I will note before I start that this is not meant as a complaint or a tirade against those who have tried to offer guidance and otherwise […]
Two thousand one thousand five hundred none Some shake their sad heads while others make fun All watching and waiting til everyone’s gone Two thousand to one thousand to five hundred to none Two thousand to one thousand to five hundred to none The worst score in the worst game when it’s over and done […]
Assuming the project would cost $2.5 billion (2010 dollars) in capital costs, the project was suggested to just barely pass muster. I want Muskrat Falls to make sense. Reading that analysis just puts in perspective how badly it does not.
I’ve been super selfish the last few days; LGW is being good about it, but I can’t imagine that I’ve been easy to live with as blow after blow after blow rained down on the heads of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians over the course of this week. I’ve been trying to engage. I’m on the tweeterbox watching #nlpoli; I’m […]
Tomorrow is the provincial budget, and there’s a lot to munch on in anticipation. There’s Hans Rollmann and Jon Parsons‘ treatment of the subject, which are, if nothing else, impassioned. To me, at least, they also fail a basic test of pragmatic balance; we can’t reinvent the economy entire overnight, which would, I think, be required in order […]
I’m terribly grateful, first of all. To have this event at all is a testament to the dedication of its committee members, volunteers, and possibilians (invented: those who make it possible). It was a big year. They moved houses, for one thing. The Sheraton is a step up in class, no two ways about it. (Some of) […]
It would appear that I’ve been accepted as a panelist at SFotR this year. The panel of interest, in this case, is the Cartoon Battle Supper. I’m nowhere near ready for this on any level, including having art that is con-ready. I received the email invite and thought, why not? I’m not sure who else […]