On Thursday night, January 12, 2012, Ronnie Poe, 79, of Amissville, went to be with his Lord and Savior. He was holding court, as he had for well over 40 years, at his weekly bluegrass jam in his garage and workshop behind his house, surrounded by those who loved and admired him. […]
I am sorry to report that the news from WCORN is not the best. The Wild Critter Observation and Reporting Network reports that, for whatever reason, our friends, the red-shouldered hawks, have abandoned their nest […]
I sometimes feel so fortunate to live here in Rappahannock that I just want to write a piece about how wonderful it really is, and then, I look back over what I have previously written. I find that, more or less, that is what most of my columns are about. […]
I suppose by now you have seen the fliers and advertisements welcoming you as a new “owner” of Rappahannock Electric Cooperative. Congratulations, all around. Pretty nice ads, don’t you think? Here is some free advice: When someone welcomes you as a new owner of something you didn’t shop for, didn’t want, didn’t buy and had no hand in deciding that you were going to be a new owner, you might want to be a wee bit skeptical.
Have you received and read your new Residential Membership Service Contract with REC? I just did, and I have a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach. […]
Hasn’t this been a gorgeous spring? I don’t think I have ever seen the redbud trees in such splendor as they were a few weeks ago. They are always beautiful, especially alongside the dogwoods, but […]
The title of this article comes with apologies to Shakespeare, or whoever wrote all the plays and sonnets we attribute to him. I have another “inconvenient truth” for Al Gore: The polar ice caps are […]