Monthly Archives: July 2014

OK, now this is absurd

Apparently, the Board of Visitors at the University of Virginia is considering a “censorship” policy for its dissenting members. Those who violate it by speaking against Board decisions with the media or other outsiders  could be “sanctioned or removed” from … Continue reading

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In Memory of Frankie Boa-Durgammah

I’m writing a brief post to commemorate my friend, Frank (“Frankie”) Boa-Durgammah who departed this earth on July 15th. He was nineteen years old and a recent graduate of W.T. Woodson High School. There was a memorial service for Frankie … Continue reading

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Silver Line Opens Today

Today, the Silver Line rolled into action, sending the first trains from stops in McLean, Tysons Corner and extending out to Wiehle Avenue (Reston). I wasn’t able to make the first ride.  According to radio reports, about 10,000 passengers did … Continue reading

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Chillin’ in VA Beach

With two active teenage daughters and a wife that is wired into the community (btw, last show of “Pippi Longstocking” is tomorrow night at Lanier MS), it’s always hard to find time to get away. Sometimes, our family vacations can … Continue reading

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Oyster Harvests Continue to Rebound

There’s a lot of bad news in the world today.  So let’s focus on some good news:  the miraculous restoration of Virginia’s oyster population over the past few years. Today, the McAuliffe administration announced that the Virginia oyster havest had … Continue reading

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