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Monthly Archives: December 2012

A new Verizon tower: major big deal

The top of the tower When someone puts new communications infrastructure in a data-poor rural place like northern Stokes County, it’s a big deal. Verizon is finishing up a new tower in the Lawsonville area, and it’s exciting for the folks around here. When cellular towers started popping up in the countryside 10 and 15 […]


Hulu and Netflix, plus an Internet connection that is faster than it used to be (but still slow by civilized standards), her permitted me to check out older television shows. I’m now about seven episodes into Merlin. Merlin is not a high-budget production, and it’s probably aimed at least partly at children. But the BBC […]