what is in a name?

global warming
In 1980, Dominion Resources, Inc., was incorporated as the holding company for VEPCO. For us ratepayers on the ground Virginia Electric and Power Company became Dominion.


transporting fracked gas
Dominion came through the Woolen Mills recently, whacking trees. Line maintenance. They provide the power that I post by here. But what is the price of the power?


North Anna, James
Is it possible for a monopoly to be true to its place of origin? To care about cultural and natural resources? To care about the environment? Here recently, the corporation has been in the news, often. From the outside they’ve been acting more like the Dominator than the Virginian. Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Transmission lines over the James River. New nuclear facility on a faultline.


political clout
Yesterday, people from across Virginia came to speak to the dominator. To date, there is little indication that Dominion has ears.

Twymans Mill

hoping Frank Stringfellow Walker can supply the name of the stream next to Twymans Mill
On the left bank, north bank of Great Run. Post-office, gas station, cultural repository.
Twymans is an unincorporated community in Madison County, Virginia. Listen to the names:
Achash, Aroda, Aylor, Banco, Beaver Park, Big Meadows, Brightwood, Burnt Tree | Criglersville | Decapolis | Duet | Elly | Etlan | Five Forks | Fletcher | Fordsville | Graves Mill | Haywood | Hood | Kinderhook | Leon | Locust Dale | Madison Mills | Nethers | Novum | O’Neal | Oakpark | Oldrag | Pratts | Radiant | Repton Mills | Rochelle | Ruth | Shelby | Shifflet Corner | Syria | Tanners | Tryme | Twymans Mill | Uno | Waylandsburg | Wolftown | Zeus–Wikipedia