Sam’s Weekend in 5 Pictures

We love a good weekend here in the Stiele House. Sam’s Weekend in 5 Pictures will hopefully make you smile. Look at all the purple.

This week marked MEA for my kids. Since our son Oliver was in Kindergarten, my wife Kimberly, has taken the opportunity to travel one on one with him. They have gone to a number of places over the years. After having to skip 2020, this year they came back in full force and spent a few days in Nashville, TN.

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“Lady Gaga’s Meat Suit”

Lady Gaga‚Äôs Meat Suit…
Now that I have your attention! I want to share a podcast that I have listened regularly for some time now. One episode is literally called Lady Gaga‚Äôs Meat Suit because they are discussion architecture and facades in towns like Hopkins. The comparison is to a bride, you never want to upstage the bride by wearing Lady Gaga‚Äôs Meat Suit to a wedding. Focusing on every building being ‚Äúthe bride‚ÄĚ is not a symbiotic way to manage town development.

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We Lean Local

Local government impacts our lives perhaps more than any other vote we cast. When you think about who is at the helm in local government those are the people planning future city needs. Sometimes those needs are emergency services, engaging in discussions about schools, parks and developments as the community changes.

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