Monthly Archives: July 2009

Meet Me at Vienna Inn on Saturday

This Saturday is the “Friends of the W&OD” 10K race in Vienna.  It starts in the Town, just a few yards away from the red caboose, then proceeds down the W&OD trail until it hits Hunter Mill Road.  Then you run the same course back. … Continue reading

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Vick Re-Enters the NFL

It’s time for some real news.  Today NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced that Virginia’s own Michael Vick could re-enter the NFL this year.   There are a number of conditions attached to the re-admission.  I won’t rehash the details.  Suffice to … Continue reading

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Gov Campaigns Trade Endorsements

A slow news week in Virginia was accelerated by competing endorsements trotted out by the two Gov campaigns. First, Washington Mystics owner and uber-businesswoman Sheila Johnson endorsed Bob McDonnell on Tuesday.  Considering that Ms. Johnson gave Tim Kaine over $500K in … Continue reading

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Virginia Rest Stops — Separate, Unequal and Soon Closed

Last week I was driving eastbound on Rte 66, not far from the junction with Rte 81.  By the side of the road was the familiar red brick red stop for visitors traveling through Virginia. There was an unfamiliar sight in front … Continue reading

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Memories of Freshman Year

There were 25 new Delegates in the “Class of 2002.”  We were elected together in November 2001, went through orientation in December and formed a quarter of the General Assembly when it convened in January 2002 with new Governor Mark Warner. It was a heavily … Continue reading

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