There is a core skill that you need to master in order to do well at the poker table: the ability to sell. Figuring out the right amount to bet is one way to showcase this talent.
F. C. Homeless Shelter Benefit, “An Evening of Jazz,” The State Theatre, Falls Church, tonight (Feb. 22) from 7 to 11 p.m.
Town Meeting on Saturday This Saturday, February 10, I will be holding a Town Meeting from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Community Room at the Mason District Government Center, 6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale.
Transportation and abortion With fewer than a week left to consider the hundreds of bills introduced in the biennial “short” session of the Virginia General Assembly, both the House of Delegates and the Senate have much work left to finish. Neither body has completed its work on the second year […]
Last Saturday, I ventured out of Arlington to Annandale for a large Democratic rally for Jim Webb, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate. The three Northern Virginia Democratic candidates for the House of Representatives were there too – Jim Moran (8th) Andy Hurst (11th) and Judy Federer (10th). Rounding […]
I’m supposed to be writing a column tonight but I am consumed with worry about a missing student at the University of Vermont. She is Michelle Gardner-Quinn, age 21, who grew up in Arlington and graduated from the HB-Woodlawn Program.
Crossing our busy streets and highways safely is a priority in Fairfax County, for pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers. A tragic accident at Route 50 and Annandale Road in the early hours of Monday morning highlights once again the dangerous situations that confront drivers and pedestrians every day. Sadly, many of […]
I have long endorsed the political strategy of supporting both GLBT friendly Democrats and Republicans. For pragmatic reasons, it made sense not to put all of our eggs in one basket. However, that was before the GOP leadership was hijacked by right wing basket cases. Sadly, I think it is […]