“Growing Tualatin” housing presentation for Tualatin BAC. Michael Andersen, now of the Sightline Institute, gave a great presentation to the Business Advocacy Council contextualizing our local housing shortages with the economic trends of Washington County, and then identifying the solutions other cities are already applying. Watch the video or, easier still, read the transcript I […]
Open source is one of the most powerful, and underappreciated, ideas of our generation. Modern open source is about building and collaborating in public, not about the license. Most importantly, open source isn't conceptually limited to software development; it's most prevalent here because we have the correct tooling. The other day, I was reading Tualatin […]
Hazelbrook Middle School part of Tualatin's 'STEAM pipeline'. Look at me, doing something that's not on the computer. Oh wait, I'm on the computer.
Ran with my momma and sang happy birthday to her over the PA at the start.
Surprisingly awesome, and totally worth it.
I now live in the library ghetto. This means that, because of where I live within the City of Tualatin, I can reserve or check out books only from the Tualatin Public Library, and not any of the 13 other libraries that are a part of Washington County Cooperative Library Services. Thankfully, my local newspaper […]
Andrew Spittle has a post up on ideas for expanding Spot.Us. The skinny is to give the funding community more power over who is reporting on what stories. In addition to allowing them to choose which stories are funded, they’d also have some amount of influence on who reports on which stories. Let’s take this […]
In the last few days, this Bachhuber family has received not one, but two new additions: Mia Hamm and David Beckham: As my sister gets ready to go off to college, my mom thought it would be best to make sure the house stays lively. We visited the local animal rescue shelter, and Maggie picked […]