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CHIARA D’ANGELOU’S 15 MINUTES OF FAME

Some people are just pathetic. Some people will do just about anything to be noticed. Some wear provocative clothing. Some dye their hair blue. Some get lots of tattoos. Some sit in trees protesting the go ahead of an already-approved building project. Such is the case of Chiara D’Angelou, who decided she didn’t have anything […]

GO GREEN, PAY MORE GREEN

Earlier in the year, we received a letter from our City Manager and City Council member which included our “first personalized Home Energy Report.”  The report compares our energy usage compared to our neighbors’. Our “most” efficient neighbors are graphed in green, “all” neighbors are graphed in orange and we’re graphed in, oh my God! […]

WHEN GREEN WAS JUST A LOVELY COLOR

There was a time when I heard the word “green” and I’d think immediately of grass, trees, St. Patrick’s Day and candies I usually didn’t like. Now, when I hear the word “green,” I immediately cringe. I cringe because I’m sure that the reference to “green” is going to refer to some new-fangled idea which […]