Today I read a great newspaper article on the prospects of turning the Washington Monument (which I see every day as I enter my office) into a wind turbine to generate power. I was actually thinking the article was legitimate until the author claimed there was local support, provided the blades would be colored red, white and blue. Right: April Fool. And here I had actually reminded myself earlier that this is April 1 and to beware of exactly this kind of thing. Read it here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/going-dutch-would-a-windmill-change-the-washington-monument/2015/03/31/0d459bd0-d6fc-11e4-b3f2-607bd612aeac_story.html.