Last Monday evening, I went to the Arlington County Main Library to see a new television production on the massive efforts that went into the development of the land use plan for the Metro corridors planned for Arlington.
George Chancellor Rawlings Last Saturday, I attended a memorial service for former Delegate George Rawlings at the Massaponax Baptist Church near Fredericksburg.
Last week, I joined with Congressman Jay Inslee (D-WA) to introduce the “Safe Drug Disposal Act of 2009,” legislation to address the risks our families, communities, and the environment face from unwanted or unused drugs left in the home or disposed of improperly.
“I’ve gone by what the late Katherine Graham of the Washington Post said: ‘Do what you love and feel you make a difference, what could be better than that?’”
Days after the 2008 Summer Olympics kicked off in Beijing, senior citizens of Chesterbrook Assisted Living Residence in Falls Church celebrated the start of their first ever Wii Olympics with an opening ceremony on Tuesday. Residents at Chesterbrook enjoyed an afternoon of festivities, and an appearance by Steve Gurney, publisher […]
Affordable Housing is an issue of great importance in this high-priced region where not even our teachers and police personnel can afford to live in the communities they serve. It is a multifaceted issue that requires our best, most strenuous efforts to make a dent in the problem. Government, the […]
Most of us go to great lengths to maintain our health, appearance, homes, yards, budgets, and so forth. So, why is it that there are so many among us who are litterbugs? Very few of us would purposely throw trash in our own yards. So why do people litter the […]
English essayist Francis Bacon (1561-1626) noted near the end of his life that “age appears to be best in four things – old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.” Perhaps it’s time to add a fifth item in the […]