Anyone who knows me, knows that I love color. My masters’ thesis was about symbolism in color. I drive a metallic pink Vespa. I love my… 2,652 more words
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The Second Battle of Fort Fisher took place January 13-15, 1865, outside Wilmington, North Carolina. Sometimes referred to as the “Gibraltar of the South,” Fort Fisher was the last major Atlantic coastal stronghold of the Confederacy. 1,515 more words
What’s for breakfast?
When bread’s surface temperature reaches about 310 degrees Fahrenheit, sugars and starches start to caramelize and take on intense flavors. Although people have toasted bread for thousands of years, creating an electrical device to accomplish the task was quite a challenge. 120 more words
RICHMOND, Va – Whitney Traynham, Campaign Manager for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s ‘Light the Night’ event, and Rob Vallejo of PricewaterhouseCoopers and ‘Light the night’ Corporate Walk Chair, invite you to join in the Virginia Chapter’s largest fundraising event of the year. 145 more words
By Colin Woodward
Erskine College in South Carolina is celebrating its sesquicentennial. The college used one of my pictures I took of Gaines’ Mill battlefield (that I had posted on the Virginia Historical Society blog a few years ago) for a film they’ve made about their history. 41 more words