Monthly Archives: December 2014

Freezing 4 Mile Run Rings Out 2014

It’s 6:00 p.m.  It’s pitch black outside.  The temperature hovers in the twenties.  It’s New Year’s Eve.  What are you doing? If you’re in Fairfax City, you may be standing at the corner of Main Street and University Drive, waiting … Continue reading

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Cards Add Twist to Holidays …

Christmas holiday is a frenetic time of year.  In the last hours, I’m dashing off to a sporting goods store or a jewelry shop.  Nothing is done until the very last minute. A good portion of the holiday stress can … Continue reading

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Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

One of my fundamental flaws as a legislator and human being is that, despite substantial evidence to the contrary, I believe that most people are fundamentally good. That brings us to Christmas.  For the disparate tribes of Christendom, the day … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Must Be a B.A.D. Man

In the 1990′s, Hollywood made a movie “Kiss of Death” about a gangster, named “Little Junior Brown.”  Little Junior, played by a bulked-up Nicholas Cage, built an urban criminal empire based upon a simple personal credo:  “B.A.D.” Balls.  Attitude.  Direction. … Continue reading

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Weekend Warrior

This Friday at 4 pm, I left the office and headed to the Town of Vienna for their annual holiday party.  A couple hours later, I was picking up my wife Sharon (looking fashionable as always) and we were headed … Continue reading

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