Monthly Archives: October 2010

The People’s Marathon Lives Up to its Name

Today I ran and finished the 35th annual Marine Corps Marathon. As always, it was a great day to be an American. Here’s a quick recap: I took the METRO from Vienna to Rosslyn. It was pitch black out (630 … Continue reading

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Final Weekend for GOTV

We all knew that Virginia would have some close contests this Election Day. I don’t think anyone realized six months ago that there would be four (4) Congressional races rated as “toss-ups” this final weekend. But that’s where we are. … Continue reading

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Passing of Owen Pickett

Yesterday, a major figure in Virginia politics and history passed. Here’s the story . I met Congressman Owen Pickett in the fall of 2004, when I was visiting Virginia Beach prior to my statewide run. Four years after he resigned … Continue reading

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Nightmare on Maple Avenue

Tonight I joined a procession of scary characters marching through downtown Vienna. Next to me was an actual ninja, dressed in all black. To my right was Hermione from the Harry Potter series, which has something to do with witchcraft. … Continue reading

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Bring Back the Bullets!

Wes Unseld, Bobby Dandridge, Elvin Hayes (“the Big E!”) Kevin Porter, Mitch Kupchack, Kevin Grevey Joe Pace, Larry Wright, Charles Johnson (“C.J.”) Dick Motta. Do you know these names? You should. For three years of my youth (1977-1979), the Washington … Continue reading

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