Month: February 2016

Trauma-tic

My right hand shakes sometimes. It’s a nervous tic I’ve had for 15 years now. It happens when I am very afraid – mostly when I’m near someone who is visibly angry; who is raising his/her voice; shouting expletives; or behaving in a manner that seems physically menacing. If I am in a situation that I believe will lead to… Read more →

PSC should not drop general investigation of water crisis response

Days after crude MCHM leaked into the Elk River, 150 people gathered in the hallway of the Roosevelt Community Center, spurred into action by the lack of good information they were getting from government agencies. People complained of adverse affects as a result of flushing their homes — hot water first — at the direction of West Virginia American Water… Read more →