Boulder, Colorado-area. Colorado is second best to Oregon, and both my daughters live there!
Innovation, for sure. Innovative ideas, innovative programs, innovative policies, innovation teams, innovation labs. It’s an overused buzzword for simply striving to provide better local government services to all in our communities.
This year, because at this point, I’m smarter than ever! 😉
Boldness. More often than not, we’re afraid to speak up and unseat the status quo – even if a different course of action is the best thing for our communities.
“Sittin’ On the Dock of the Bay” by Sara Bareilles. Absolutely soulful and beautiful!
Gandalf the Grey. “Some believe it is only GREAT POWER that can hold evil in check. But that’s not what I have found. I have found that it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love.” Like Gandalf, I believe that light will always conquer darkness.