Monthly Archives: August 2006

Missing in Martinsville

I’ve had a chance to read some posts this week extolling the Virginia bloggers’ conference in Martinsville. Due to family commitments (to be explained in my next post), I could not make it.  However, I have very fond memories of … Continue reading

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August Winds Down

It’s the last week of August.  We’re all ready for the summer to be over.  Can it last any longer?   I’ve got a lot of subjects to talk about:  the political meltdown of George Allen, the declining ridership on the … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Real Virginia!

It’s been seven days since the Virginia blogosphere (through Not Larry Sabato) broke the “macaca incident” which is now a national story and shorthand for Senator Allen’s political foibles. The first commentators focused on Allen singling out a minority in … Continue reading

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Old Time Fiddler’s Convention

Just got back home. We spent two nights at Hungry Mother State Park in Marion, Virginia. Great place for fishing, hiking and spending time with your kids. A special shout-out to the staff who do an unsung job of keeping … Continue reading

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In the Star City

I’m sitting in the lobby of the Hotel Roanoke with my daughter Eva who is reading every word (she is a rising second grader and smart!) As Eva knows, Roanoke is called the “Star City of the South” due to … Continue reading

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