There Goes Virginia’s Climate

By: Saturday November 29, 2014 5:20 pm

A snowstorm is the ideal time to write about climate disruption, as it allows us to immediately set-aside the cartoonish claim that if any spot on earth isn’t warmer than it was yesterday then all is well. The following things we know:

There are giant snowflakes falling outside my window.


Pull Up a Chair: Snow Days

By: Saturday February 8, 2014 4:00 am

Now this is how you do it.

Another Lazy American…

By: Tuesday January 21, 2014 7:15 pm

Five a.m. on a cold, dark, snowy morning — a lazy, teat-sucking SS recipient looks out her window to see another lazy American trudging down the middle of the street with a heavy backpack, walking to work. The walks aren’t shoveled, so many early birds walk in the street. I know this woman: In her fifties, probably a nurse, walking to the hospital nearby. She lives a few blocks down, so she has already walked some. We exchange greetings in other seasons when the entitlement-seeking old person is working her garden before she eases into her summertime, bonbon eating day. The lazy SS recipient is up all hours of the night, worrying about bills and the state of her homeland. Nothing much she can do about her homeland — and come to think of it, not much she’ll be able to do about her bills this month.

Pull Up a Chair: Let It Snow Let It Snow Let It Snow

By: Saturday December 14, 2013 4:00 am

Share your snow stories — and the hot cocoa, want a candy cane for stirring?

Snow for the Northeast, Dust for the Great Plains

By: Saturday February 9, 2013 3:18 pm

While the Northeast is being buried under a blizzard, the Great Plains has its own storms to deal with. Dust storms, that is. Because of the ongoing drought in the Great Plains, crops are being ruined and dust storms are blowing. Down the road, this means higher food prices for all of us, because we’re in this together.

But there are folks beginning to take steps in the right direction. Anyone want to follow where they are leading?

DC “Not News” Event: Attaturk’s Revenge on Chuck Todd

By: Saturday February 6, 2010 9:00 am

Last December, Chuck Todd labeled a big blizzard “not news,” much to the disgust of many folks buried underneath it. Today, he may be rethinking that opinion, as feet of “not news” are piling up around him.

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