Monthly Archives: August 2014

I’m Not Dead, I’m in Southwest Virginia

I’ve been off the grid this week on our annual family vacation to Hungry Mother State Park in Marion, Virginia. It’s been an action-packed week with fishing, hiking and a 20-mile bike jaunt down “the Virginia Creeper Trail” from  the … Continue reading

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Strange Doings in Austin (Prosecutors Gone Wild!)

As the Bob McDonnell trial reaches its shambolic denouement, it’s interesting to note a newly hatched parallel proceeding in Austin, Texas, where current Governor Rick Perry (R-Texas) has been indicted by a Travis County jury for “abuse of office.” In … Continue reading

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Sharon Bulova Calls Me Out!

It’s not every day that the Chairman of the Fairfax County Board publicly challenges me.  But I gladly accepted today. This afternoon, before several dozen witnesses, Chairman Bulova challenged me to participate in the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge,” which has … Continue reading

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Leesburg 20K is uphill both ways

This morning I ran the annual 20k race in Leesburg, which starts from the downtown Market Square and then heads out the W&OD Trail towards Purcellville, through miles of rolling countryside. The race stepped off at 7:30 am which meant things were somewhat … Continue reading

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Ending the Military Influence in Local Policing

Occasionally in this business (politics) there’s a moment when the usual voices of Left and Right actually arrive at the same point and form a voice of blissful convergence. I saw that happen a few weeks ago when Delegate Rich … Continue reading

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