Noise pollution in one of my many pet peeves in general. As I have both noise sensitivity and tinnitus, I really hate loud noises. Though there are many sounds I cannot control, there are some that I can control. Damage to hearing that is caused by the proposed Chesterfield Compressor Station is something that we as a community can prevent to keep both our hearing and our sanity intact.
The Chesterfield Compressor Station goes hand-in-hand with the Southern Reliability Link so we must stand together to fight this as well. A compressor station is the facility that is needed to force the gas through the pipeline and it poses its own set of health and environmental concerns for the citizens of our area.
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I have used Lion Brand Wool Ease yarn for several of my projects over the years, from an afghan that took over a decade to finally finish to what I imagine will be my heirloom blanket. However, it wasn’t until my latest project that I began to appreciate the yarn itself for its colors and its softness.
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The Syrian Refugee Crisis is all over the news. How can you not be aware of what is going on in Syria, even if you don’t understand what the conflict is all about? I’m sure that you have heard of the attacks that happened in Paris, France last Friday. And no doubt you have drawn your own conclusions about who did it and what must be done to prevent it from happening again, possibly closer to home next time.
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I love crocheting. I really do. There is a challenge in deciphering instructions that makes the cogs in my brain creak and turn. It’s calming once I’ve stopped raging at what feels like my own stupidity when I’ve frogged the first few rows for the fifteenth time and it starts looking more like the finished project. Then as the project grows before my eyes, I find myself being amazed at the creativity I possess, gaining confidence with myself as a human being.
Now for the downside…
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