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Kayakers anglers like Vickie, Russ and others I met this year at events like the Adventure Championship and Boondoggle are a different breed.
Wikipedia assesses boondoggle as: "Protracted government or corporate projects involving large numbers of people and usually heavy expenditure, where at some point, the key operators, having realized that the project will never work, are still reluctant to bring this to the attention of their superiors.
Boondoggle went live in August selling vouchers for a range of unusual gifts from go-karting to ballooning.
In this atmosphere, the myth of the international travel boondoggle has been nurtured.
said, "I've never seen a bigger boondoggle in my life.
The Public Service Commissions mission is to ensure that Georgia ratepayers get safe, reliable, reasonably priced powernot to rubber stamp a boondoggle that subsidizes a poorly-planned corporate scheme with public money.
The next Boondoggle will be held at Kars Park at Merritt Island on February 15-18.
Los Angeles officials, particularly those with downtown interests, have a bad habit of opening up the public treasury wide to encourage their boondoggle -- be it the Convention Center or a vain attempt at creating some sort of Rockefeller Center West on Grand Avenue.
An example of this profligacy is the $400 million taxpayers are being forced to spend on a commuter rail boondoggle that will soon travel a sparsely populated route from Albuquerque to Santa Fe.
Her observations at the schools form the core of her analysis of what kids need to know about the Internet, how disparities in technology access are masking deeper problems of class difference, and why the Internet is an educational boondoggle.
Then came the sweltering heat, reports of a looming financial boondoggle, some competitions held in sparsely attended venues, and evidence of scattered disorganization and discontent.
Depending on who you ask, Boston's Big Dig, a mammoth undertaking designed to replace the city's aging central highway infrastructure with an eight-lane underground tunnel, is either one of the wonders of the known world or a colossal boondoggle, the biggest waste of $13.