See, it's not just this "web log" that overuses colons; it's clearly something in the water. But who wouldn't want to live in a town that "helps its people cope with the problems of living in times like these?" Not overly verbose promotional brochure copywriters, that's for sure!
Years before Star Wars would dazzle audiences, Reston marketers mastered the long expository text scroll.
Here's a lovely charcoal rendering of the Sawyers Townhouses, which featured "electric kitchens" and wall-to-wall carpeting. They were touted as being "conveniently located across the street from the Reston South Golf Course," but we've already ridden that nostalgia train.
Lookit, it's Shadowood Condominiums, touted as being within walking distance of the Pony Barn.
And here's Southgate Condominiums, which according to this drawing were conveniently located near