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Thursday, March 3, 2016
Photo:Brian Flicker. "After the storm".
One of my teachers says, “If you want to know where you are
going, look back at where you have been.”
In our archives there are newspaper articles back to the
early 2000’s.I used to call the Charlotte Observer once a week and ask for permission
to reprint several news stories. Stories about real estate and zoning and
development. You know, the growth of Charlotte, the stretching of the country
side in Union County. And I have to say, the writers were writing, the city was
growing, the developers were doing just about whatever they wanted in their
usual manner… capes, smoke and mirrors…and it seems nothing stopped the
inevitable and nothing will stop what is going on now. I keep finding the
stories and want to post them. Kind of like saying, it doesn’t stop. We go
along. The cycle repeats and maybe we don’t see it because we, too, move on.
So I have to decide if I hold up the mirror and why. I love what I do. I feast
on knowing where we are and where we might be going. What I want is to bring a
different view without being negative or snarky.
Or blame or finger shaking. So know that I know and tell me what you want.
I am trying to figure out a way to post some of the actual paper news stories
in our archives. Many I pulled off line and have them ready to go. I read and
read and become intrigued all over again as I envision the large swaths of land
beingprepped for building. This is