Monthly Archives: January 2010


We’ve been working on growing bananas for many years.  Each year we dig them out of the ground before the first frost (or we cover them up, or bury them in straw, or something), and we plant them again after … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened to Biodiesel?

In the summer of 2009 North Carolina’s “Energy Bureaucracy” was shaken up and re-arranged by our newly elected governor.

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Hang in there Holden

Yesterday we shipped our Sr. Intern Holden off to the train station in Greensboro.  He’s headed to Athens, Georgia to convalesce.

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Local Biz owners forecast

Margot C. Lester from Carbboro Citizen Enough about last year. What does 2010 have in store for the local economy? “I think at best that it will be a year of very slow growth,” says Brad Broadwell, Orange County’s economic … Continue reading

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Working With Peanuts

We are all quite proud of my daughter, Jess, who works in advertising in New York City. She’s 24, broke, and works on the top floor of a Fifth Avenue sky scraper right next to the Empire State Building.

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So Long, Scott

Scott Shore was an intern with us last semester. He is off to his next adventure, and we are grateful for his time with us. Here is what he wrote about his time at Piedmont:

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