Monthly Archives: June 2010

A Brief Ode to Fatherhood (on Father’s Day)

In today’s modern culture, there is a quiet minimization of the role of fathers. More and more families have no father, either literally or figuratively (not that there’s anything wrong with that!) In commending these families, there’s a potential inference … Continue reading

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Weekend Triathalon Completed

It was a NOVA triathalon today. I began the morning at Capital Baptist Church off Hummer Road in Annandale. It was the annual “Losing to Live” 5K, a great program started by the pastor to combine faith and fitness in … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts on the World Cup

Blow the vuvuzelas! We’re all Cup Crazy. It’s great to finally see the Cup televised in its entirety so ordinary fans can watch. I grew up playing soccer in the National Capital Soccer League which has sent quite a few … Continue reading

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Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me a Match

It’s been three months since we adjourned from the 2010 session. Politically, it may as well be three light years. Last year, Virginia and other states were the beneficiaries of significant Federal funding to help us ride out the recession, … Continue reading

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Young Lawyers in the House

Last night we had the 10th annual “Young Lawyers” event at Icons in Fairfax City. It was festive crowd. I’m not good at estimating but I’ll say about 150-200 people stopped by to sample the food, have a beer and … Continue reading

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