So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright*

Michelle’s email broadcast this week poking fun at me for supporting Airpark development generated some interesting feedback from behind-the-scenes…mostly to the effect that readers were sincerely echoing her feigned surprise that I support ANY development. One reader actually stated “Armageddon must be near!” Obviously, the developers whose projects I have opposed have been successful at painting […]

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How About An Airpark Entertainment District?

It’s an unconventional idea, granted. But hang with me. First, consider this statement about zoning: Zoning is the mechanism by which city planning separates incompatible land uses. Then think about the importance of such separation. It’s absolutely essential for harmonious growth in any community. For example, you don’t want a senior center next to a factory, or […]

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Why Less Was More For Tony Nelssen

The worth of a person is measured mostly by their deeds rather than their words. In my humble opinion, the greatest among us say more with fewer words, which ensures that those few words have greater impact. Less is more. I think “less is more” applies to the desert, too. Sparse natural resources should teach us about […]

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