V. v., exciting news! Reston was cited as an example of the wisdom of burying utility lines in a respected national forum discussing the policy implications of severe weather. Okay, it was just a series of comments on a New York Times "news paper" article, but not once did anyone mention a local politician in the least vaguely tangible contexts or suggest that dissenters engorge themselves in all-you-can-eat breadsticks at a local chain eatery, so we were impressed by the level of discourse.
(earlier "coverage" follows)
Okay, here's our CONTINUING STORM TEAM COVERAGE (or at least a link to our Twitter feed, which we might be able to update from our ca. 1996 Motorola flip phone until its battery cuts ou
Tweets by @Restonian
(Scroll down the Twitter feed for older storm-related posts.)
Here we go again! So far, it's just moderate rain and some light wind at Restonian World Headquarters, so we're not sure what the big deal is. What's that, Confidential Twitter Operatives "John" and "Dan"?
PANIC. To comfort ourselves, we're just going to watch this YouTubes video over and over until the power goes out and crashing tree limbs sever our Internet connection to the outside world. STORM TEAM COVERAGE updates later, assuming we still have power and our neighbors don't resort to cannibalism when they realize their electric can opener doesn't work. Apocalicious!