Moving on with vigor (and vignettes)

Downsizing is complicated. On the surface it seems that I am just clearing space. However, as my treasures went home with other people this weekend, I realized there is an unanticipated process happening.
For his 80th, a crowd of 75

“John Marshall Dodson was born and raised on a farm on Oventop Mountain in Sperryville and enlisted in the Air Force upon graduation from high school. During his military career, his work on the experimental phases of Gemini and Apollo…

Local Valentine's Day offerings, a well-deserved birthday trip for everyone's favorite dermatologist and Barbara says goodbye (and thanks) after six years of work in this final Sperryville column.

Fourth Friday festivities return, Mountainside offers a therapeutic movement class and Little Washington Winery hosts an art, wine and oysters festival in this week's Sperryville column.

SVRS explores other fundraising options, an update on some of our friends who moved elsewhere and a rundown of some of the many local food events over the weekend in this week's Sperryville column.
Sperryville column for Dec. 27

Spotlighting the SVRS, books for the Head Start program, Fourth Friday details and more examples of local excellence in this week's Sperryville column.

Sperryville's new tourism-heavy direction and the kid-approved benefits of quality, sustainably-raised meat (and where to find some locally) in this week's Sperryville column.

Not everyone shares in the celebration and joy associated with the holidays. Many people feel stressed and unhappy in response to the demands of the season. Here's some of things that cause these "holiday blues," and what you can do…

A review of Sperryville's many food stores (and what you can find there), the seventh annual Johnny Jenkins fundraiser and a heartfelt Veterans Day thanks to those who protect us.
Sperryville column for Oct. 25

An update on the fate of the Sperryville post office, Sperryville's Fourth Friday events and the new products at Copper Fix Distillery in this week's Sperryville column.