A Few Thoughts on Week 10

Are things becoming normal? Eid Mubarak to anyone celebrating who is reading this 🙂 (why are you reading this and not celebrating).Looking ahead on Wednesday - SpaceX will be launching people into space for the first time. The Canadian Economic Association AGM/Conference would have been this weekend but was obviously cancelled but they doled out … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 10

A Few Thoughts on Week 9

It's the long weekend which means the official start of summer and because it's May two-four it also means..... Rain! With rain in mind, water levels on Lake Erie and St Clair are expected to peak in July. Wondering what it is like to travel internationally, this twitter thread shows what international flying is like … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 9

A Few Thoughts on Week 8

Happy Mothers Day! Currently on Season 16 of the Simpson which means I am more than half done. As for lock down, that remains to be seen Based on the map of above, June will see parts of Canada on fire. Red areas are well above average risk for wildfires, pink area just above average. … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 8

A Few Thoughts on Week 7

This posts seemed to wander in to broader economic challenges. One of the things that I was thinking about this week now that there is a road map to reopen the economy is the fate of the auto industry in Windsor. As I mentioned in my New Years 10 Things to Watch post, Unifor and … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 7

A Few Thoughts on Week 6

Izzy wants me to do less video calls and go for more walks.... This song is good. You can hear me talk about stuff Covid/Economy/Charitable Sector in a Windsor/Essex related context on Rose City Politics. https://twitter.com/econoflove/status/1252980329347866625?s=20 Some super interesting data has emerged out of Iceland and Italy around the infection rates (or lack thereof) for … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 6

A Few Thoughts on Week 5

Well it snowed.... it can't get much worse right? RIGHT? Izzy got a pork bone, so happy!!!!! Denmark is lifting its social distancing and other restrictions. Being one of the first countries to begin easing restrictions, keeping an eye on its infection rates as everyone tries to get a hair cut will be interesting.The Art … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 5

Week 4.5 Thoughts: What Can a Municipality Do?

Being at home has gotten me thinking, what can be done locally to help jump start the economy. Based on what has begun to emerge in London and rumblings from other communities (yes other communities have strategies in the works). The feeling that has really gripped me, is that those of us who get paid … Continue reading Week 4.5 Thoughts: What Can a Municipality Do?

A Few Thoughts Week 4

Well we are nearing a month (for me that would be April 16). I hope all have had a Happy Easter! I was talking with my parents this week, my dad is a pharmacist at a small town hospital in Oxford County. He was supposed to retire next Tuesday but is staying and doing extra … Continue reading A Few Thoughts Week 4

A Few Thoughts on Week 3

Well we are now facing the end of Month 1, and a short week (for those who are working) until what I imagine will be a quiet Easter. The Provincial projections were released on Friday which certainly put things into some perspective. We had our first passing's this week, now 3 deaths locally. These unfortunately … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 3

A Few Thoughts on Week 2

2 Weeks down, so what is next? We are up to 15 cases of COVID-19 in Windsor EssexI am on Season 10 of the Simpsons or about 1/3 the way through the show.Next week will have some big decisions coming from government:As per Mayor Dilken's video - non essential municipal staff were sent home until … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 2