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April 10, 2014

Chesterfield County Police are reminding drivers that vehicles turning right from Beach Road onto eastbound Iron Bridge Road must yield to vehicles making a U-turn onto eastbound Iron Bridge Road.
AND DECISION ON REAL ESTATE TAX RATE PUNTED TO APRIL 23.


A river of asphalt

I’m stuck in traffic again, the guy says. “Don’t worry, I can deal with it for a while, not seeing the kids ‘til supper until the road is widened,” you’re thinking while listening to the Beatle’s “Here Comes the Sun,” on my CD player.

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Where is your house?

When time is critical, will public safety personnel be able to find your home? Basic life support on scene in six minutes or less of the event’s occurrence and advanced life support on scene in ten minutes or less of the event’s occurrence yields the greatest opportunity for survival of a cardiac or respiratory emergency.

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Old people are stubborn

I follow a lot of social media sites and read conversations about what people saw in their day-to-day lives, what’s for sale, and those looking for employment. The employment comments on these sites seem to be the most comical.

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This one has the gumption

Tucked in the corner of a small court yard style garden on one side of our home is a Japanese camellia which has had a tough, bumpy ride: Before it finally found home in the partially shaded spot last spring, it was left in a container way too small for the size of the plant, partially due to procrastination on my part.

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The mumps

An outbreak of mumps on the Ohio State University campus has brought the mumps back into the news again. Forty cases of the disease have been confirmed in students and some individuals associated with the university.

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Max this and that

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. First off we are happy to report that Max has come to terms with his new ramp, and though he still needs my gentle guidance, his backside has not fallen off for several days now. My back says “Thank You!”

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Not this year

This week, my local NPR station – WMRA – has been conducting its spring membership drive. And this time around, I’m ignoring it.

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