Wind farms suck
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By John Droz, Jr.
The US Department of Energy expects wind turbine capacity to more than quadruple again by
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You may have got the impression from announcements like that, and from the obligatory pictures of wind turbines in any BBC story or airport advert about energy, that wind power is making a big contribution to world energy today, Wind farms suck.
Once again, I realized that a one or two-word answer could not convey a readily understandable and accurate picture of wind energy.
He just grunted softly.
There's no nice way to put this.
"That's when he said he had to admit something about you.
Then this summer, I started filling in for the morning aerobics classes when the instructor was out sick or on vacation.
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"Holly, I'm shocked that you would even suggest such a thing.
How could you?" I rose up on my knees, putting a little more distance between us.
But I didn't have a teaching degree to make it fulltime.
" He cupped my cheeks in his palms and brushed his thumbs under my eyes.