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Southern Hospitality: Virginia to Alabama

The “South” was always part of our trip that offered a certain amount of uncertainty, as we got off the beaten path for European tourists and visited a number of places we weren’t as familiar with. 890 more words


Broadhead Skink (Plestiodon laticeps)

Largest of the native skinks in Virginia, broadhead  skinks are virtually indistinguishable from five-lined skinks when young. With the blue tails and five lighter lines, only a slight variation in their scales distinguish them from their… 113 more words

Metro Train Derails Near East Falls Church, 1 Passenger Hurt

ARLINGTON, Va. — A train derailed in northern Virginia Friday morning, injuring one of about 75 passengers on board.

At about 6:15 a.m., two cars of a six-car Silver Line train, traveling in the direction of Wiehle-Reston East Station, derailed just east of East Falls Church station as the train was switching tracks. 239 more words

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Gluten Free at Kings Dominion Amusement Park, Virginia

Hello again! It’s been a crazy few weeks with work and Ryan visiting, but it’s time to catch you all up with my latest gluten free adventures. 1,329 more words

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Happy 200th, General Thomas

200 years ago this weekend George H. Thomas was born in Southampton County, Virginia. The link below is an appreciation of Thomas I did in 2014. 9 more words


A Slight Tilt of the Head

The color enhanced black and white photograph remained on her bureau more than thirty years after the subject’s death. A smooth man’s face with kind eyes stared out from the photo. 645 more words

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Teen driver eluding police kills man mowing lawn

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police say a 17-year-old girl struck and killed a man mowing grass Friday afternoon in Newport News, Virginia. 202 more words