Monthly Archives: March 2015

C’ville Debacle Raises Questions About Drinking Laws

One of the issues with being a state agency is that no one pays attention to you unless something goes wrong.  So let it be this week with the ABC. The ABC does a lot of good things, such as … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

I Still Hate Christian Laettner? (Not really)

It’s late March 1990.  I”m a senior in college on Spring Break,  at a poolside  in Daytona Beach, Florida.  At the bar, a TV is playing a regional final.  The ball is in-bounded with a second to go.  A shot … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

“Doubt” Reigns in Downtown Fairfax

You may think of Fairfax City as northern Virginia’s answer to Salzburg.  Or you may not. Either way, the City of Fairfax Theatre Company has shaken up community theater in the past couple years with winter dramas and summer musicals.  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Rethinking the School Calendar

The current school calendar isn’t working. Right now, the winter months are largely lost to snow days and late starts.  With the increasing sensitivity of our schools towards parent (and child) complaints about attending school in winter weather, it seems … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Happy Birthday, Thomas

Today, my son Thomas turned 10 years old.  He’s a fourth grader at Mosby Woods Elementary and loves to play football, basketball, soccer and pretty much every video game known to man. Ten years ago, I was speaking to the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off