50-mph Winds Down Power Lines in Northwest Dallas. These are the sorts of mornings when Oncor officials get to work and say to each other, “I hope all those tree-hugging hippies who gripe about our aggressive pruning methods are happy.” And then the say, “Has Energy Future Holdings declared bankruptcy yet?”
Perot Museum Already Looking To Expand. In a Dallas City Council briefing yesterday, Perot CEO Nicole Small said (paywall),”We want to get through our first year, but yet I can tell you that our team and many in the community — because we’re so full — have a long list for Phase 2. I don’t think Phase 2 is probably that far away.” You will notice that, in a very mature move, I did not make a single “finger” pun in this item.
Local Woman Uses Facebook. That might be a more appropriate headline for this WFAA story about a woman who is using Facebook to try to find her birth parents. The headline they went with is “Woman Searches for Birth Parents Through Viral Facebook Post.” I clicked through, expecting to see that the woman had gotten a few thousand comments on her post or something. Instead: “Bryce posted her online plea 10 days ago. She’s since been overwhelmed with kind words, and even a few actionable leads.” Maybe “going viral” is a phrase that needs to be retired.