July Spotlight

Guess what? It’s time to unveil the NMNPHX Spotlight Awards!  I know you’ve all been on the edge of your seats wondering when this will happen and who will be featured in the inaugural round of the Spotlight Awards.  Well, you can all stop chewing your fingernails in anticipation because this is happening NOW! Continue reading

Commuter Chronicles #3 Update: Rest in Peace Burt Sugar

Earlier this week I uploaded a “Commuter Chronicles” post about a how a fellow light rail passenger thought he spotted Bert Sugar waiting for the next train. I didn’t even know who Bert Sugar was until this encounter at the light rail in July 2011, and I thought it was an interesting enough encounter to blog about. I just logged on about 30 minutes and saw the news that Bert Sugar died today after going into cardiac arrest.

I just wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the news.  Based on what I’ve read about Bert, he was a larger than life character.  I think a personality like Bert serves as a good reminder that we should all try to live life to its  fullest. Continue reading