Clark Hollow Ramblings

Too many blessings?

When I started working on the tree I tried to keep thinking that it was a blessing of sorts; the maple would make pretty good firewood. Before I got the big end cut up and moved to my wood yard, I had begun to believe that I may have been given too many blessings. […]

Sperryville Column

A miracle on Viewtown Road

Her heart stopped, and within seconds of her fall — miraculously — a gentleman in a white pickup truck, driving along Viewtown Road, seeing her collapse, pulled up and applied CPR. The congregation knows not the identity of this man who showed up seemingly out of nowhere. […]

The Rapp

The Rapp for March 15

Hats off to Rappahannock Electric Cooperative and more than 200 additional linemen who restored power to the county; and “Irish Chef Patron Patrick O’Connell” teams with renowned Irish chef as part of the Inn’s 40th anniversary. […]


‘Is he, is she good people?’

This is a play that requires a superb cast to portray the subtleties and dimensions of characters that could easily fall into caricature. Actors also must bring out the humor and sensitivity in the roles that make the play, ultimately, a celebration of human resiliency and the triumph of hope in spite of experience. […]

Food and Drink

Wine and Dine Month

March is the Rappahannock County Artisan Trail’s Wine and Dine Month. Twenty-one members of the Artisan Trail — an organization of artists, artisans, agri-artisans, lodging establishments, shops, art galleries and others. […]

Washington Column

Washington column for March 1

The Child Care and Learning Center recently sponsored an exciting Nature Hack Your Space workshop, featuring the importance of natural environments to children’s learning and development; The Middle Street Gallery annual Members and Friends exhibition starts Friday, March 2. […]

The Rapp

The Rapp for March 1

Prize money offered at Old Dominion Hounds Point-to-Point this year; “The Magic Duel” duo perform at Little Washington Theatre; and renowned Vanderbilt University Chorale will perform a special concert at Castleton this Saturday. […]