Monthly Archives: February 2014

NYTimes: Chikungunya Fever is Advancing thru the Eastern Caribbean

from the Americas section of the Sunday NY Times: <http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/09/world/americas/virus-advances-through-east-caribbean.html?_r=0&gt; Virus Advances Through East Caribbean By FRANCES ROBLESFEB. 8, 2014 Launch media viewer The Aedes aegypti mosquito carries Chikungunya fever. James Gathany/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, via Associated Press … Continue reading

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Erik Michelsen Starts Work at Anne Arundel County DPW as Stormwater Czar

from the Baltimore Sun <http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/bs-md-ar-stormwater-profile-20140206,0,1882288.story&gt; — also, Pat Furgurson has a similar, page-one story in the Annapolis Capital: <http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/environment/environmental-leader-takes-reins-of-stormwater-restoration/article_d68ef993-63e0-536c-ba69-19aa5b08ffe8.html&gt; South River environmentalist wades into Arundel’s stormwater program By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun 5:16 p.m. EST, February 6, 2014 As … Continue reading

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Small Island Trivia. . . .

Just in case you were wondering. . . . . bluenose A native of Nova Scotia: a colloquial designation. A Nova Scotian vessel. A puritanical person; a prude. This word as a Nova Scotian nickname comes from an allusion either … Continue reading

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