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Ben Royce's Blog – August 2011 Archive (2)

Just a thought about the Earthquake yesterday and Indian Point Nuclear Facility

The 5.9 Earthquake yesterday, that we felt up here, and they felt in Michigan, Toronto, and Atlanta, was centered in Mineral, Virginia. Mineral, Virginia is so named because of the pyrite and sulfur deposits that were found there in the 1800s.

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/25/us/25mineral.html

 

Pyrite, sulfur... this indicates, geologically, an area that used to have mineral SPRINGS,…

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Added by Ben Royce on August 24, 2011 at 9:47am — No Comments

Beacon in the NYT: "Williamsburg on the Hudson"

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/07/nyregion/hudson-river-valley-draws-brooklynites.html

 

Everyone blanche: the opening picture is of East Main Street, Beacon.

 

But the picture caption says: "Main Street in Hudson, N.Y., shows elements of both the town's economic struggle and its influx of city émigrés."

 

Good read nonetheless.

 

Added by Ben Royce on August 5, 2011 at 12:12pm — 64 Comments

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