As I write this, I am about to set off on a trip to New Orleans. How much CO2 will this produce, and should I offset it?
They’re like flash mobs that, instead of sowing confusion, sow seeds.
I’ve been doing a lot of Dominion-related reading lately, plus some stuff about Tom Perriello and the Parkway.
I turned to the intertube in my quest for a cotton shower curtain. Why did I think I needed such a thing?
The fight over the Virginia City plant isn’t the only bad environmental PR Dominion’s recently endured. In Northern Virginia, residents fiercely opposed the 500-kilovolt TrAIL line between Meadow Brook and Loudoun, though it did end up receiving state approval in 2008. Actor Robert Duvall, a Fauquier resident, lent his name to the fight, but neither […]
It’s a dim, drizzly afternoon, and I’m riding around Wise County with Kathy and Gary Selvage. I can see what they’re pointing out—evidence of surface mining—but I can’t see it the way they do. READ MORE Dogged by controversy: How Dominion’s shiny green image gets tarnished The Selvages have lived here for decades, and they […]
Today, I hope you’ll take some time to read the feature I’ve written for C-VILLE about the power company Dominion.
It’s the make-your-own-truth approach to PR.
Cul-de-sacs are actually more dangerous for kids, and the number of the cars on the road is decreasing. Who knew?
Many homeowners share a familiar plight: living in a house that isn’t “finished,” according to some mental list of as-yet-uncompleted tasks. When everything on the list is crossed off, the house will be done, and the occupants can live in a state of satisfied accomplishment. At the Batesville home of Robin Dripps and Lucia Phinney, […]
Kristin Szakos is a soft-spoken person, but she’s found a strong voice in local politics. In 2008 she was a local coordinator for the Obama campaign; in 2009, she became a candidate herself and captured a seat on City Council. If you imagined that both races involved a lot of e-mailing, phone calls and organizational […]
The guy is a true iconoclast. And makes a compelling case.
"And plants gives us oxygen. And without all of this the human race will end."
What is a "native species," anyway? And why are you mad about your husband’s car?
Somewhere, coal is being burned so that I, an able-bodied person, can walk through a door without opening it myself.