Editor’s Note: On health, mental and physical

Editor’s Note: On health, mental and physical

It is common sense. The body affects the mind; the mind affects the body. But medical science is not a field built on instinct or conjecture, and the variables that need to be isolated in order to support even the simplest causal relationships between mental and physical health are daunting. Time, perhaps, to treat the […]

Grandmaster Wang Fu-lai makes notes during an interview. Photo: John Robinson.

Editor’s Note: The Tao of city planning

Last week one of our online contributors, Jim Duncan, predicted that 2013 will be the year the real estate market turns. Jim is a Realtor with Nest Realty, so he’s not exactly a dispassionate observer, but market indicators around the country and locally are supporting his claim. Prices, at least in the residential market, are […]

Mailbag Jan.8-Jan.15: Guns, guns, guns

Mailbag Jan.8-Jan.15: Guns, guns, guns

Line of fire News is finally getting out of the controversial decision by the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission to build an open air police firing range at the old Keene Landfill in southern Albemarle [“Albemarle County approves new police training facility despite neighborhood opposition,” November 13]. The Board, with the persistence […]