1. Oncor had to defend itself yesterday at the City Council meeting. While officials from the company admitted communication was a problem, they said they had the fix: smart meters. These will help alert the company when a house is without power. That’s great and all, but I don’t see how it addresses the problem as it seems like one-way communication. Oh, and they won’t be installed and ready to go until 2012. So here’s hoping for no major snowstorms next winter.
2. I don’t like this article about it being a light flu season. It just seems like unsafe journalism. And it’s not that I’m superstitious or anything, but I’m going to go ahead and knock on wood.
3. Ever dreamed _f being _n Wheel _f F_rtune? Here’s y_ur chance. The Wheelm_bile is g_ing t_ be in town this weekend.Â G_ here for details. And start practicing! (I’m convinced Vanna White’s job has to be the easiest in the world. Yes, Laura, even easier than Chris Harrison’s.)
Bonus: Now for maybe the most useless news of the day: the 1.8 millionth toll tag has been issued. Yep, get out the ticker tape. Start celebrating.