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Of time and the river

For this was the bloody Rappahannock line that divided Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia and the multi-headed Army of the Potomac, the line that served to separate Richmond and Washington. In some senses it was an artificial line.
Homesteading conference coming to Fauquier

The October Homesteaders of America conference will feature demonstrations on blacksmithing, quilting, canning and preserving, wild game trapping, off grid living, solar power, gardening, holistic health, dairy animals, soaps and salves, ethical meat, bushcrafting, and much more.
Cupboard, bear

After four days of assaults on the bird feeder by a determined bear, Larry Sherertz took the feeder down. The bear still came back.
Conservation District recognizes landowners

At the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual awards dinner, two Rappahannock residents were among those honored for demonstrating leadership in the stewardship of local soil and water resources.
The eagle, eyed well

In the pond on Thanksgiving afternoon at Bruce and Susan Jones’ private nature preserve — aka their home on Long Mountain — this bald eagle spent more than 15 minutes.
Turkey day, inside and out

In the early afternoon on Thanksgiving Day at Larry Sherertz’s place, the local wild turkey flock appeared in the front yard in search of their own dinner.
The Supermoon

In case you missed it (and it was hard to miss), last Sunday (Nov. 13) our clear skies in Rappahannock County gave us a great view of what is often called a “supermoon.”