Mortage Crisis Here We Come – Do Dah, Do Dah — Victory Girls Blog

Oh my God, my head is about to explode right now. A couple of days ago I saw this headline and thought: what fresh hell is the Biden administration going to inflict upon us now?  In a nutshell, the Federal Housing Finance Agency is looking to eliminate single credit scoring out of the mortgage lending … Continue reading Mortage Crisis Here We Come – Do Dah, Do Dah — Victory Girls Blog

The Fall of the Regional Press in Virginia – Virginian-Pilot Edition — Bacon’s Rebellion

By James C. Sherlock One of my morning newspapers is the Virginian-Pilot.   It used to be an outstanding regional newspaper.  Shrunken to a sliver of its former self, it is no longer. Small size need not compromise integrity, but it has in this case. The Pilot unapologetically accepts, apparently without review, wire service reports on … Continue reading The Fall of the Regional Press in Virginia – Virginian-Pilot Edition — Bacon’s Rebellion

Think of Me

Mocha yawned and stretched as a gentle tugging at her mind woke her from a nap.  She looked around the shelter and took a deep breath, enjoying the cool breeze on a bright day.  Flicking an ear and shouldered her sister awake.  “You coming?” Kaylar sat up and licked her shoulder where Mocha had rubbed.  … Continue reading Think of Me

Consultation

A fragment of a scene that wouldn’t leave my mind slowly turned into a story over the span on the last few weeks.  A spare prompt from week 11 of Odd Prompts helped set part of the atmosphere: “The snowflakes floated gently upwards” More time than I care to recall went towards looking at maps.  … Continue reading Consultation

Will Environmental Regs Throttle the Solar Industry? — Bacon’s Rebellion

by James A. Bacon Virginia environmentalists are coming to grips with the fact that while solar farms may help fight global warming, they’re not always good for the local environment. In the wealthy northern Piedmont, known for its wineries, horse farms and scenic vistas, some residents have complained about the clear-cutting of forest to make…Will Environmental … Continue reading Will Environmental Regs Throttle the Solar Industry? — Bacon’s Rebellion

Chernobyl Offline Could Cause New “Nuclear Discharge” — Victory Girls Blog

Chernobyl is offline right now. Which is hugely concerning. Why? Because even though the one reactor was shut down years ago due to that nuclear accident, the other three are still running. Or were until the Russians showed up. The power supply was cut to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on Wednesday, Ukrainian authorities said, … Continue reading Chernobyl Offline Could Cause New “Nuclear Discharge” — Victory Girls Blog