Trashy's World: Let’s call this a Thursday rant…

(… well, technically I am writing this on Wednesday night but it won’t pop up till tomorrow..) Rant # 1 – People on social media who make a fulltime job of bitching and complaining about everything. Like, EVERYTHING! A sampling from a scan of my City of Ottawa feeds this evening: There aren’t enough bike ...

LeDaro: Mining and sinkholes

There is plenty of material on shale-gas fracking which causes air pollution, water pollution, gas in tap-water and all kinds of health problems. It has also caused earthquakes in certain parts of the U.S. In Louisiana, U.S. mining in general is causing sink-holes. What next? What more damage these mining companies will do? All that ...

LeDaro: Sink-hole swallows vacation villas near Orlando, Florida

What is happening with nature? Thunderstorms, pouring rain, fires and now sinkholes in Florida. All these are causing a lot of destruction and in some cases death. In case of Florida scientists say it is the limestone below the earth which melts away with too much water as rains have provided plenty of water. However, ...

Trashy's World: Friday miscellany…

So the Grits will name their new leader next April. Let the games begin! The smart money is on JT, but I hear there is an experienced fellow from Sherbrooke who is looking for work… ______________________________________________________________________________________________ Sinkholes: one of the results of ignoring municipal infrastructure deficits and obsessing with property tax cuts. Expect more sinkholes, ...