Consumers Asked to Pay More Next Year for Last Year’s Increases in Utility Costs

Michael Giberson A story from the Charlotte Observer provides a reminder of the speed at which useful information about the scarcity of resources percolates through regulated electric utility rates: “Duke to seek rate increases.” In brief, Duke Energy is requesting approval from the North Carolina Utilities Commission to raise rates beginning September 2009 and continuing … More Consumers Asked to Pay More Next Year for Last Year’s Increases in Utility Costs

Former Steeler, Now Knitter

Lynne Kiesling As a child growing up in Pittsburgh in the mid-1970s, I couldn’t help being a sports fan, including football. One of my favorite Steelers from the mid-70s was tight end Randy Grossman. Agile, fast, and a joy to watch. Imagine my joy now as I find out that he is a fellow knitter! … More Former Steeler, Now Knitter

How to Write with Confidence

Lynne Kiesling This is one of the best essays about writing that I’ve seen in a long time: How to Write with Confidence. Whether you write books, journal articles, blog posts or tweets, these suggestions are great.