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Garden update
Spring is finally here. I’ve been casting longing glances at the garden, but it has been too muddy to venture into until yesterday. To my surprise, the soil was warm enough and dry enough to work. 600 more words

Life In General

Uneven results with changes to gas tax in Md., Va.

This article was originally published August 19, 2013 in The Washington Times: “Uneven results with changes to gas tax in Md., Va.”

An 18-cent disparity in the cost of a gallon of gas between Maryland and Virginia appears to support predictions of radical price changes after lawmakers in both states took widely different approaches to raising transportation funding through gas taxes this year. 547 more words

Writing

Giant Food expands Peapod service to include gas fill-up

This article was originally published August 15, 2013 in The Washington Times: “Giant Food expands Peapod service to include gas fill-up.”

An innovative new model for delivering groceries opened in Montgomery County, where shoppers who order groceries online can fill their… 715 more words

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"Frankenfish" catch earns Virginia man a world record

This article was originally published August 7, 2013 in The Washington Times:“‘Frankenfish’ catch earns Virginia man a world record.”

A 17-pound, 6-ounce northern snakehead… 491 more words

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