Tag Archives: Al Gore

Al Gore’s Igloo

This is the fourth installment of my New Year’s pay more attention to the weather resolution.  It was hard to wait until the first of the month, given the summer-like heat Vermont experienced a few weeks ago.  When a late-winter storm hit Washington, DC in 2010 (I was on one of the last planes out [...]

Close Enough To Steal?

I feel like I’m in uncharted electoral waters. I remember Bill Clinton’s decisive victory over Bob Dole in 1996 and indications point to a larger margin of victory this time. I remember Nixon’s 1972 landslide over George McGovern, but I was 11, I don’t remember the details and I certainly don’t remember what the last [...]

Get Used To It

A reader said to me the other day, “You’re stuff’s getting dark lately.” She was right; it has. I don’t know what to do about that, given I define the mission of this site as calling it as I see it. Right now, it looks dark. If it’s any consolation, it’s worse if you live [...]

Global Warming, Close to Home

The planet’s warming, Al Gore’s winning Oscars and Nobel prizes for his inconvenient truth film and Greenland lost 13 billion more tons of ice last summer than in any previous recorded summer, That’s an impressive quantity of ice, but who ever skated on it. The speed skating oval at Catamount Family Center – near my [...]