Monthly Archives: July 2008

Tim Kaine for VP?

http://news.yahoo.com/s/realclearpolitics/20080730/cm_rcp/vice_president_tim_kaine An objective analysis, I think.  As a friend of the Governor and his wife for the past eight years, I’m excited to hear his name discussed at national levels.  You won’t meet a nicer guy in this business.  I’d … Continue reading

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Survival of the Fittest (or Fattest?) on the W&OD Trail

Today, I ran in the annual Friends of the W&OD 10 kilometer road race.  Thank you to the Friends who organized and staffed it all with volunteer labor.  They do a great job.  Thanks guys! The W&OD course is the old railroad … Continue reading

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Sign O’ the Times

If you haven’t visited the new Fairfax County courthouse, you should see it.  Beautiful brick facade structure right on Chain Bridge Road. A new feature:  the foreclosure notices which are posted on the front door. This Friday, while I was … Continue reading

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Passing of Joe Gartlan

Yesterday long-time State Senator Joe Gartlan passed away.   He was 83 years old and served as State Senator for 28 years, 1972-2000.  For the last portion of his legislative career, he was the chairman of the Senate’s Courts of Justice … Continue reading

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Everything I Want to Do is Illegal

So says the book by independent farmer extraordinaire Joel Salatin of Augusta County.  This past Saturday, I visited Mr. Salatin’s “Polyface Farm” outside Staunton to see why everyone is talking about his revolutionary methods of farming. Why is a Senator and … Continue reading

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