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Author: Maggie Jones

Finding Friendship at City Hall

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Maggie Jones – connect on LinkedIn and Twitter! What I’m Reading: Just finished Normal People by Sally Rooney, Wonder by R.J. Palacio, and Seven Days in June by Tia Williams What I’m Listening To: Maggie Rogers’ Surrender What I’m Watching: my dog, Lola, carrying her beloved Burt … Continued

The Art of Self Discovery (and Why It Matters in Local Government)

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Maggie Jones – connect on LinkedIn and Twitter! What I’m Reading: Just finished Book Lovers by Emily Henry, bookended with Octavia Butler’s Parables with a bonus of I’ll Show Myself Out by Jessi Klein for fun. Who reads one book at a time anyway? What I’m Listening … Continued

22 (#LocalGov’s Version)

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Maggie Jones – connect on LinkedIn & Twitter! What I’m Listening to: Glass Animals – Helium (and Taylor Swift – obvs) What I’m Reading: Just finished The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller Inspired by recent “Taylor’s Versions,” I thought “22” needed a #LocalGov version, especially as … Continued

The #LocalGov Guide to Perfect Pairings

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Maggie Jones – connect on LinkedIn and Twitter! What I’m Listening to: Glass Animals What I’m Watching: Sessions I missed from #ELGL21!  What I’m Reading: The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle *** Life in #localgov can be trying some days and picking the proper beverage to … Continued

The Phoenix Again

The last several months (years) have been tumultuous for all of us, with highs and lows, victories and defeats, moments of joy and moments of sadness. The Phoenix Again by May Sarton captures this in a beautiful way, reminding us to rise after the fall. The Phoenix Again by May Sarton On the ashes of … Continued

Beep, Beep, Jeep! Lessons from the Road on Life and #LocalGov

  Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Maggie Jones – connect on LinkedIn and Twitter! What I’m Listening to: Brain Food playlist on Spotify What I’m Watching: everything pirates, per Zach (5) What I’m Reading: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng thanks to my wonderful Birthdays & Books buddy, Karen Dempsey! *** My husband and I … Continued

Bursting Bubbles

Image Cred: PhotoBucket Today’s *Afternoon* Buzz is brought to you by Maggie Jones – connect on LinkedIn & Twitter! *** What I’m Listening to: Brain Food playlist on Spotify and Adam Grant’s WorkLife podcast What I’m Watching: my sewing needle fixing my favorite pair of joggers I ripped this AM What I’m Reading: snippets in … Continued

Everything Else Falls Apart: Insights to Addressing the Housing Crisis

Today’s Buzz is brought to you by Maggie Jones – Connect on Twitter and LinkedIn! What I’m Reading: The Righteous Mind – Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt and Conversations with RBG – Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law by Jeffrey Rosen What I’m Listening to: … Continued

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