Last week’s historic Inauguration of our 44th president, Barack Obama, was an electrifying experience for almost anyone involved.
Almost Done The General Assembly was scheduled for final adjournment of the 60-day 2008 session this past Saturday.
Back in the day, feminists and those like myself who supported them, called it “male chauvinism.” It remains a mighty force in our society, so pervasive that few of either gender are really attuned to detect it.
With a wealth of good candidates – particularly on gay issues – many Democratic voters are still undecided going into the primaries. The only thing they are sure of is that they loathe President George W. Bush and none of the Republican contenders present themselves as viable options. One-time GOP […]
The Falls Church City Council reconvened its regular Monday business meeting last night, picking up on a discussion of a proposed change in the City Charter that could give City Hall wider flexibility in expending General Operating Budget funds. The idea came from the City’s Chief Financial Officer John Tuohy […]
King Street Blues touts itself as “comfort food with a southern accent.” This is not entirely accurate, but definitely more catchy than “above average diner kinda dressed up like a blues bar.”
The Washington Post had a fascinating series last weekend discussing the rise of a movement representing “nonbelievers.” The trend is worldwide, but is also taking root in America, one of the most religious western nations. As radical fundamentalism has spiraled out of control, many people are standing up and loudly […]
“Smart Beginnings” Several days ago, I had the opportunity to attend the Early Childhood Summit called by Governor Kaine. Held in Richmond at the storied Jefferson Hotel, it was a remarkable kick-off of the Governor’s “Start Strong” initiative to promote investments in “an effective and comprehensive early care and education […]
To Abra Moore, songwriting is a mystery. She doesn’t know when inspiration will strike, nor what will trigger it. And interestingly enough, it’s a mystery that Moore has no inclination to solve.
At one time, gin was such a ubiquitous liquor it would have been unthinkable to talk about a comeback for the white spirit. What did the drink of both society sophsticates and college sophomores have to come back from?