Category Archives: Blog – Paul J

Survey Says!

Survey Says!

Not sure I trust surveys anymore after I read one this morning that said the five best states in which to retire are New Hampshire, Colorado, Maine, Iowa and MinnesotaMORE

Walking In A Winter Wonderland

Walking In A Winter Wonderland

It takes a Winter like the present one to make one appreciate the Winters we usually have here in Southwestern IdahoMORE

S-H-O-P-P-I-N-G

S-H-O-P-P-I-N-G

There is a grocery chain where I have shopped since I worked for them all through high schoolMORE

Not Good Optics

Not Good Optics

Sometimes the sporting world just doesn’t get it.MORE

Having A Fitbit

Having A Fitbit

Surfing the internet this afternoon and noticed I had earned my Great Wall of China badge on fitbit.MORE

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Blogs

Guest Blog-District 18-Representative Ilana Rubel-Clean Slate

Guest Blog-District 18-Representative Ilana Rubel-Clean Slate

Idahoans Deserve a Second Chance Representative Ilana Rubel/(D-Boise) and Senator Dave Lent/(R-Idaho Falls) Our criminal justice system is intended to ensure there is an appropriate penalty associated with crime. We refer to this as paying one’s debt to society. However, under some of Idaho’s current laws, the payment never seems to stop. Our courts assign…

Guest Blog – District 8 Representative Dorothy Moon – Common Core

Guest Blog – District 8 Representative Dorothy Moon – Common Core

Idahoans won’t be ignored about Common Core Common Core is exactly what we thought it was. Try telling that to the Idaho State Board of Education, though. The board’s members won’t hear you . Idaho adopted Common Core standards earlier this decade in hopes that the latest federal education package would solve what ails Idaho…

Guest Blog – District 8 Senator Steve Thayn – Common Core

Guest Blog – District 8 Senator Steve Thayn – Common Core

I have been accused of being in favor of Common Core. This is incorrect. I am actively working to change and correct many of the underlying problems with Common Core and public education in general. First, let me list what I am opposed to: 1. I oppose the federalization of education and curriculum. 2. I…

Work is hard. I need less work and the same pay.

Work is hard. I need less work and the same pay.

Seriously, go to your supervisor and tell them that. Then, step back and watch their reaction. They’ll either: (A) Smile, laugh and think you’re joking (B) Stare at you blankly as if your brain fell out through your ear during the night…or (C) Fire you. Boise is growing folks. Our city is getting the right…