Updates on Google Fiber Construction

Updates on Google Fiber Construction

Here is information on the upcoming Google Fiber construction in our neighborhood. I received this email today. Our team will be in the field to begin utility location work throughout the neighborhood this week and next, with construction scheduled to start the week...
4th of July 2022 Recap

4th of July 2022 Recap

It Was the Biggest One Yet: The Tenth Fourth! Roughly 130 folks showed up! And that ain’t all: Six – count’em, six – bagpipers & drummers from the Capitol City Highlanders led the parade, including (for the fifth time) our resident piper Philip Bates. How’s that...
Update: Parmer / IH35 Diverging Diamond Intersection

Update: Parmer / IH35 Diverging Diamond Intersection

You may have thought that this amazing – and at first confusing – intersection opened back in 2021, and it did become “driveable” then. I was worried then about the difficult-to-see lane and stop markings, especially the stop llines because they were so hard to see...
Why Aren’t There Birds at My Birdfeeder?

Why Aren’t There Birds at My Birdfeeder?

I have had a lot of questions about why birds aren’t coming to feeders this Spring. The simple answer is – it’s Spring. As insects emerge our resident birds begin feeding on the bugs as they prepare to breed and raise their chicks. Some species, such as Blue Jays and...
Traffic Monitors Are Watching Us!

Traffic Monitors Are Watching Us!

You surely noticed the solar-powered speed monitors which were set up on both sides of Covington and Whitewing for a while (the one on Covington has now been removed), since they display your measured speed on big screens mounted on metal posts as you approach them,...
The Walnut Creek Cat Coalition

The Walnut Creek Cat Coalition

In the summer of 2007 a family living at the corner of Covington and Oakwood moved. They had been “collecting” cats for years, apparently without having any spayed or neutered, and the resulting cat colony numbered in the 20s. Whether they took any with them when they...
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