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Christmas Traditions

Christmas Traditions

As Christmas quickly approaches, cards begin to arrive, the kitchen gets busier, and candles in windows begin to shine all over the county. Have you ever thought about the Christmas…

God’s Creation

God’s Creation

I received the following back in February from our cousins in Kentucky and just received the same message again during the Thanksgiving week. That only means one thing and that…

Cinderella

Cinderella

This reporter’s all-time favorite Disney film is the wonderful Cinderella. I remember, as a child, collecting cardboard cutouts of the beautiful pumpkin-shaped coach, the horses that pulled it, the fairy…

Did You Vote?

Did You Vote?

This past Tuesday was an Election Day in our state of Virginia. Did you do your civic duty and go to the polls to vote or had you had enough…

Really Useful Ideas

Really Useful Ideas

This reporter ran across the following ideas during the past few weeks and thought folks would find some of them useful as we try to solve small problems that life…

Aggravation

Aggravation

Little things, big things, many things and a few things can cause one to get aggravated. I will try to list a few things that bother folks now and then.…

A to Z Kitchen Tips & Tricks

A to Z Kitchen Tips & Tricks

This reporter discovered most of the following tips on the back of a note pad that came with a request for money from one of the dozens of letters received…

Being Prepared

Being Prepared

This beautiful section of Virginia, for the most part, has been spared terrible weather disasters.  With the hurricane season just around the corner, none of us, no matter where we…

Songs Of Broadway

Songs Of Broadway

Last Saturday night, August 10th, this reporter and friends headed out for Broadway.  Instead of boarding Amtrak, we ventured out in my van to the town of Clarksville, Virginia. There,…

Rain, Anyone?

Rain, Anyone? Everyone that this reporter has interviewed can’t remember a summer with so much rainfall. Sure, we’ve had rainy days before but to get three, four and five inches…

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