November 30, 2010
This week’s Wire will be unusually short. No, it’s not that I’m still moving pretty slow because I ate like a pig for five days in a row.
It’s entirely because I enjoyed every minute of the long Thanksgiving weekend and, frankly, didn’t get around to writing my normally pithy, but somewhat longer, treatise.
To prove how much fun I had, look at these pictures:
Yeah, that’s right. The Watson boys did roadwork riding on a rented Bobcat. We didn’t even think about the legislative session that’s starting in only 42 days, or the more than $20 billion budget shortfall, or redistricting, or voter ID, or. . . .
Well, at least, I don’t think Preston and Cooper thought about those things. If they did, they didn’t bring them up.
We had a blast. And you can forget the iPad you were going to get me for Christmas. I want a Bobcat.
I’m getting lots of great feedback about my efforts to bring more honesty and openness to the state budget process.
And keep checking back here for updates on the Texas budget, the challenges it presents, and my efforts to make it open and honest.