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Bringing Back the Bobwhite

Moving to Gloucester two decades ago, we loved being surrounded by so much wildlife. One sight we particularly enjoyed was the covey of quail sprinting across our private dirt road. They spent their days in the hedgerows and we always slowed, anticipating their inevitable conga line;...

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Lowery's Restaurant: An Everlasting Tappahannock Tradition

It is doubtful that Lorelle and W. Wesley Lowery, Jr. had the makings of a family tradition in mind when they originally opened a snack bar in 1938.

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Frost: The Diamond of Winter

This is a magical time of the year. We awake to crystalline art on our docks, our windows and our plants.

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The 'Human Element' of Fire Saftey

The data speaks for itself since 2009, and the news is not pleasant. On a yearly average, fire departments across the United States respond to fires in residential structures 988 times each day and the results are nothing less than tragic.

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The Magic of Candlelight

Of all the ways to decorate a room, nothing says romance like the light of a flickering candle. It adds ambiance and drama to even the simplest of rooms, imparting a sense of occasion, and a reminder that home is more than just a roof over your head. Home is a sanctuary, an oasis of...

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Wicomico Treat

Tucked away from the road on a gracious driveway is the Cockrell house. Built in 2005, it is perched on a hillside with natural landscaping and giving views of the Great Wicomico from every room in the house.

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Book Club

Books clubs can be an enjoyable way to connect with friends over lively conversations about good books

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Going Wild for Game

Wild game makes an interesting and savory addition to your menu. Game menus are a magnificent culmination of the bounty of hunting season. Although hunting regulations vary from location to location, it is safe to say that fall and winter are prime hunting seasons and choices should...

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Shovels, Muskets and Cannons: The Story of Fort Nonsense

Fort Nonsense, one might say, is a strange name for a fort whose very existence is anything but nonsense.

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Holly Ball: An 118 Year Old Tradition

It was the Yuletide season of 1895, and the Eubank Hotel in Kilmarnock glowed with candlelight and twinkling eyes. Amidst the lilt of banjos and violins, dancers in their finest party attire were swirling about the room when John Armistead Palmer placed a chair beneath the chandelier...

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The Procedure only lasts a few minutes: The Benefits last a lifetime!

Although bariatric surgery, the medical term for a number of related but different weight loss procedures has a relatively short history, it has been continually refined over the years into a highly effective approach to weight loss that can provide long-term benefits with minimal risk

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Holiday Entertaining

As the holidays approach, so will the parties! Whether hosting a party or looking forward to attending them, that time between Thanksgiving (which is also the second day of Hanukkah this year) and New Year’s Day truly 
is the most wonderful time of the year.

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