My wife Alice and I are photographers and as such we spend all our free time wandering in the meadows, on top of the mountains on Skyline Drive, driving down long forgotten magical roads, just continually in awe of what an incredible unique place Nelson County is! It always feels calm, one with nature and not crowded.
I have been coming here for forty-five years bringing my young (now grown up) children to experience the awe of nature! The Awe of nature requires real trees, in abundance it requires site lines uninterrupted by huge trenches and monitored surveillance.
This area and our home is our sanctuary away from a very difficult and busy world!
Please don't rob that from us!
We know what government sanctioned construction projects look like in this economy...... a gigantic wonton mess! The small town of Nellysford and Wintergreen will turn in to a daily parking lot! Our ground water that is incredibly sweet and pure will be poisoned! Our level of anxiety for those two years of construction will even exceed the unwarranted anxiety we have now and have had for at least a year prior. These are what we know and what we don't know in terms of explosions, earth quakes and many other unknown dangers is fairly likely!
This has been a very bad idea. It has turned many moderate, middle of the road folksiness into angry constituents! We will turn this movement to stop this aggressive and destructive behavior by the energy companies, in to a very powerful movement to take all of the politicians supporting this bad behavior......
Out Of Office! ........Believe it!