GNV Meander

Listen, “Cycling is red hot!” I heard that on NPR, and who am I to argue with NPR. Plus I … More

Happy New Year GNV

Happy New Year, Gainesville. I know, but it’s an old habit with me. When I became higher education reporter for … More

Just another ride

Things I saw on my ride today from Micco to Sebastian, Fl. Suffice it to say it’s a happening place. … More

Just another brick

One of the joys of cycling in Gainesville is coming across murals that I haven’t seen before. Today while meandering … More

Ah Venice redux

Continuing our armchair travels in these home-bound times of coronavirus. Recalling a few days in Venice before things really went … More

What would RQM say?

In these times of Covid chaos and confusion I wonder: What would RQM say? That would be Robert Quarrels Marston. … More

Helsinki hold the snow

Since we’re all still more or less stuck in place during this time of Covid, here’s another adventure in armchair … More

Let’s stop kidding ourselves

What’s the difference between Trump conservatism and Gainesville liberalism? When he killed Obama-era fair housing rules Trump bragged that he … More

Housing crisis defined

Here in Gainesville we will likely impose a moratorium on development so we can try to work out some longstanding … More