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A Road-Trip To Virginia!

We are back from one of the best ever road-trips we have taken in the recent past. It’s always tricky to determine how far is too far in a car with kids who don’t really like to sit for long stretches. 85 more words

Life Lately

Culpeper’s Hall of Famers – Talking Baseball at the Culpeper Museum, March 19

Pete Hill, outfielder, Negro League & pre-Negro League (left). Eppa Rixey, pitcher, Philadelphia Phillies & Cincinnati Reds (right)

I’m delighted to announce that I have been invited to speak about the lives and careers of Culpeper Virginia’s two National Baseball Hall of Fame members, Pete Hill and Eppa Rixey. 853 more words


Nerve Trouble, Dry Cheese and Other Complaints

Inspiration from the Time Capsule: this week I pulled out the April 27, 1928 edition of Farm Field and Fireside.

Finally my curiosity about French Polishing has been answered – I might actually try it (“1 pint of methylated spirits and 6 oz of the finest orange shellac”). 308 more words


Floral Friday Foto: A Rose is a Nice Touch

A few years ago I was with my friend out to eat and spotted this rose on our table. This was a Sunday evening, most likely this rose was placed Friday evening. 17 more words

Dawn M. Miller

Life Imitates Fiction . . . Again

(Or is it the other way around?)

Petula Dvorak’s article entitled “In Va., civic rules used as a guise for Islamophobia” in the January 3, 2017 edition of the Washington Post (Online January 2) described attempts by anti-Muslims to use sewage lines, traffic patterns and zoning ordinances as a smokescreen to block construction of three mosques in Virginia in what Dvorak calls “surging Islamophobia,” which began when “Donald Trump began running for president, pledging to ban Muslims from entering the country and establish a registry for Muslim Americans.” (This has spawned a… 400 more words

Relating To Masjid Morning

Swelling the Ranks for Review

In mid-November 16, 1863, with Army of the Potomac commander George Meade in Washington to consultation with the president and War Department, it fell to VI Corps commander Maj. 483 more words

Common Soldier