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Summer Break Fitness

Summer Break is here for most kids, teachers, and parents. This means more pools, programs, and healthy activities are available to everyone. If you have kids then you should be encouraging healthy activities...
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The Dog Days of Summer

  <h1>Protecting Your Pets in the Heat</h1> If you’re a pet owner, usually the first residents to greet you after a long day are of the furry variety. For most, adopting a pet is...
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Discover the Great Outdoors

Not all who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien Did you know that June is Great Outdoors Month? Warmer weather is here and it’s the perfect time to venture outside. From boating and fishing to hiking...
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It’s Not Just Lightning Bolts

The first Father’s Day was recognized on July 19, 1910 in the state of Washington. The day didn’t become a nationwide holiday until 1972, 58 years after President Woodrow Wilson signed to make Mother’s...
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Life’s a Beach

Recently, I was pleased to get out yet another bundle of summertime attire from storage bins — swimsuits! It’s pool season and that makes me super happy. I’ve already been stocking up on poolside snacks...
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Art and History Collide

The Fire Hydrant Walking Tour of South Boston Author Chuck Klosterman said, “Art and love are the same thing; it’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.” Inspiration was simple for...
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Jasper C. Oldham

My father, Jasper C. Oldham died on April 7th this year. On June 16th, my father would have been 93-years-old. He lived a long and prosperous life. June is also Father’s Day, so I have asked Dena if I...
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The Lunchtime Madness

YESSSSS! It’s May! Who’s happy that school is almost out? With only a few short weeks left in the 2013-14 school year, I can’t help but look forward to and create a perfect mirage of smooth, delightful...
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2014 Festival Guide

Plan a day trip or overnight excursion to these buzz worthy events Spring is here and that also means the kickoff to festival season! My family and I love attending festivals throughout Southern Virginia to...