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Dreaming in Green

The Horn residence, nestled into a richly wooded lot on Taylors Creek in Weems, Virginia is home to Graylend and Krystal Horn and their now three children, Kinsley, 2, Kamden, 1, and the newest addition Kyler who was just born on January 21st. Graylend and Krystal, married in October...

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Habitat for Humanity: Changing People's Lives One Home at a Time

What a spectacular concept! Develop an ecumenical, nonprofit, Christian organization to eliminate substandard housing by building new homes. Work with families who are hard working, caring folks and in the process help them towards the goal of financial independence. Have a “pay it...

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St-e-a-m-Boat A-comin!

The air is still, hot and quiet on a lazy summer afternoon on the Chesapeake as water laps the wharf pilings while seagulls circle overhead in search of a meal. The rumble of a hand cart laden with tobacco barely breaks the stillness. Bags of potatoes, boxes of canned tomatoes,...

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The Winter Garden

Gardens in winter have a special look all their own. Garden spaces that command our attention and physical presence during the spring, summer and fall now present a changing format. Gone are the times of endless weeding and grooming with the goal of perfectly groomed garden borders....

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Building a Life, Building a Community

The stories of David and Margaret Broad’s journeys on the Rappahannock River begin in the same place, feature many of the same characters and center squarely on the importance of community. It all began more than 30 years ago, when their love of sailing and adventure brought them to...

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Warmth: The Comfort of 'Hot' Drinks

As winter brings a season of rest and reflection, spring brings the promise of new life and opportunity... There is no other season in life, where deliciously hot delights can impart such comfort.

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Fried Chicken

Growing up we each experience at least one family tradition that has been passed down from one generation to another. In the South, we are known for our traditions: church on Sunday, summertime weekends spent on the water, or family reunions that each year seem to grow in size.

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Silent Wings

It was a crisp, clear February night under a full moon when I heard their calls. As I tried to fathom what had disturbed my sleep, I heard them again. The closest came from a large beech tree outside my bedroom window while others came from the shelter of woods surrounding the house...

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Need a Doctor? A Guide to Choosing the Best Medicine for You

It’s Sunday afternoon and you have an earache. Should you go to the emergency room? What about an urgent care clinic? Should you wait it out and try to see your doctor on Monday? Illness and injury can come without warning and when you’re hurt or not feeling well, youwant to feel...

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The most important thing you want in healthcare is quality.

Everyone has his or her own story about living on Virginia’s Middle Peninsula. While the reasons may vary with each person, they just about always include a combination of family heritage, historical attractions, boating and other recreational activities, scenic charm and a great...

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Arnest Seafood: A lifetime in the making

Arnest Seafood is a family owned and operated business that is the lifetime dream of Lee Arnest and his wife Karen Hundley Arnest. Little did they know when they first saw one another at the age of 12 and 15 that the die was cast.

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