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Last Night as a Candidate

Last Night as a Candidate

Bristine Breaderquist. Three years ago, at the close of my first campaign, I went to place my signs around city hall and the enormity of the situation hit me: the campaign was over, early voting was done, there was nothing else I could do – no case to make, no...
Public Comments: How Did We Get Here?

Public Comments: How Did We Get Here?

It’s another sad day for free speech in Leander and since a lot of you are new to what’s going on, I wanted to put this all in one place so we could be on the same page in understanding it. Make no mistake, it’s messed up. What’s happening...
Let’s Talk About Equality

Let’s Talk About Equality

Where do we start? There have been no words lately. I guess I’ll start by saying that whatever I say here is going to be wholly inadequate, will not hold any solutions, and will not please everyone who reads it, because honestly, there’s nothing anyone can...
Leander Take-Out Guide

Leander Take-Out Guide

With restaurant dining rooms shut down and everyone told to stay home, we can still support our local restaurants. They need support now more than ever. Here’s a listing of restaurants within the Leander city limits and what they’re doing to help serve you...
Echo-Chambers

Echo-Chambers

Right will always win. The good guy will get the girl. The movie will have a happy ending. The thoughts we comfort ourselves with. And why wouldn’t we? In TV shows, movies, and even our own experiences, there’s an optimism that is ingrained in us. For the...
Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Where do I start? I lost tonight: hard. I want to say “we” lost tonight, but it all felt so completely alone, I can’t say that right now. This is municipal politics and I’m going to admit that yeah, maybe I’m not cut out for it. I...
Library Policy Update: Take 2

Library Policy Update: Take 2

Alright, the library policies are on back on this week’s City Council agenda. Let’s talk about that and the status of my Open Records Requests. Let’s clear this up first: The policies are broken into 3 parts near the end of the agenda. Each of them...
Let’s Talk About Library Policies

Let’s Talk About Library Policies

It’s late. I’m tired and I’m frustrated, so please bear with me while I bring you all up to speed on what’s going on with the library. Disclaimer: This is just me, talking as one person. This site is not a part of the City of Leander or the...