Monthly Archives: July 2011

Journey Through Valley of Death (or W&OD 10K race)

“Yeah though I walk through the Valley of Death, I will fear no evil. Thy Shield and Thy Staff will Comfort Me …” It was unlikely that the author of the 23rd psalm (reputedly King David) was describing today’s 10k … Continue reading

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A lot of transitions going on this week.  Here’s a brief list: On Monday, I handed over the gavel of the Commission on Civics Education to Rich Anderson (R-Prince William), who will be the new chairman.  For the past two … Continue reading

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Caylee’s Law Coming to VA

Over the past two weeks, Virginia lawmakers have been deluged with emails and notes asking us to ensure the safety of our children by requiring parents to notify the authorities when their child is dead or face felony charges. Senator Houck was first … Continue reading

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The Battle of Chantilly

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been knocking doors across western Fairfax, from West Ox Road to Westfields Boulevard.    My feeble efforts in the summer heat will be little remembered.  However, the acreage I’m crossing was at the forefront of American history once.  To review that era, let’s … Continue reading

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The Hills Are Alive (with the Sound of Music)

The City of Fairfax Theatre Company finished a successful first week of the “Sound of Music,” which is playing at Lanier Intermediate to packed houses.  I was there for  last night’s show.  Next show is Friday, July 30 at 8:00 p.m. Great music and great … Continue reading

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