Monthly Archives: April 2007

Happy (Belated) Earth Day

This past week saw the annual celebration of Earth Day, a day to celebrate the great natural gifts we enjoy as citizens of planet Earth. Environmental issues are enjoying a new popularity in 2007.  Call it the revenge of Al Gore.  But the … Continue reading

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Next Steps

It’s a week since the tragedy at Virginia Tech.  There have been numerous memorial services and gatherings around the state and in our area, including at George Mason University and Robinson Secondary School.  Everyone has worn the “VT” colors and … Continue reading

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Requiem for Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Virginia is one of the nicest towns you’ll ever visit.  It’s nestled away in the mountain valleys of western Virginia, a four hour trip from the D.C. suburbs.   I’ve been fortunate to visit many times.  I remember speaking on … Continue reading

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Correction — Earlier Post on VA Tech

Like many of you, I am in shock right now as I’m typing.  It turns out that the first estimate of fatalities was woefully low.  CNN is now reporting twenty dead, according to Virginia Tech police. It appears that the … Continue reading

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Tragedy at Virginia Tech

News is starting to trickle in about the tragedy at Virginia Tech.  CNN has said that there is at least one dead and many more wounded.  From the initial reports, it looks like there may be more than the one … Continue reading

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