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Turning bold visions into reality


Kudos to Planning magazine for an insightful and interesting article in the January 2014 edition on the Atlanta BeltLine. Entitled, “Emerald Necklace, Southern Style,” author Alexander Garvin provides a terrific summary of this project by means of an excerpt from … Continue reading

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Tossing rocks – curling anyone?


While visiting Indianapolis for pre-Super Bowl activities today, USA Curling and the Circle City Curling Club had a fun demonstration right outside the NFL Experience. While you could play in the traditional way because of space constraints, it was fun … Continue reading

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Another round of kudos to AMTRAK


I had the sincere pleasure of riding AMTRAK for the second time this year over the past weekend. This time it was from Indianapolis to Chicago on the “Cardinal” and then from Chicago to East Lansing on the “Bluewater.” Both legs … Continue reading

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Scenes from the Circle City


Here are a few photos from Indianapolis taken this past Friday (Sept. 30th). during a tour given by my brother. I was very impressed by the Cultural Trail and the ongoing revitalization efforts taking shape in Woodruff Place, in the Massachusetts (a.k.a. … Continue reading

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