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Entries from February 28th, 2013

Another Flu Season – Ahh, the Memories

February 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Blog writing, Feature writing

Flu season will forever remind me of my father. “That’s an odd association,” I can almost hear you saying. “Was he particularly prone to the illness? Did a particularly bad case of it hit him hard?” Well, no to both those questions –aside from all his chronic conditions, Dad was generally healthy as a horse. [...]

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Caregiving and Learning to Breathe

February 8th, 2013 · No Comments · Blog writing, Feature writing, Writing

One goes through so many emotions as a caregiver- fear, sadness, anger, joy, surprise, just to name a few- but the one emotion I probably felt most often was simply, overwhelmed. It wasn’t really until Dad already had spent six months or so in his nearby nursing home that I finally learned how to just [...]

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Hybrid Technology: It’s Not Just for Cars

February 5th, 2013 · No Comments · Feature writing, Writing

Conversations about renewable energy often come down to a comparison — solar versus wind, for example, or hydroelectric versus geothermal — as though one technology, alone, could provide the single answer to our need for safe, emissions-free electricity production. However, a new utility-scale approach to renewable-energy generation is turning this idea on its head, bringing [...]

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Current Technology: Interest in Direct Current Increases

February 5th, 2013 · No Comments · Feature writing, Writing

DC power is becoming a player again, in settings ranging from high-voltage transmission down to commercial-building and data-center distribution systems. In many cases, its revival also has brought back the Edison versus Westinghouse either/or debate, as though DC’s newly re-appreciated qualities will somehow push AC aside. But what we likely will see moving forward will [...]

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