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Fresh Water: Earth's Most Precious Resource

What a blessing it is to turn on the faucet and have fresh clean water pour into a waiting glass! I’ll bet most of us take this life-sustaining resource for granted. We don’t even think about it. It’s just there and we use it without abandon.

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Book Club

Books clubs can be an enjoyable way to connect with friends over lively conversations about good books. Here are some reads recommended by several area book clubs. The synopses were provided by author/publisher websites, Wikipedia or Amazon.com.

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Southern Comfort

Driving to my first meeting with Art Lang at his estate just outside of the town of Kilmarnock, Virginia, I wondered what he would be like. I knew he was an incredibly successful entrepreneur, but I knew very little else about him.

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Exterior Design : Designing exterior spaces in the Tidewater area

We need interior spaces to live in, so we obtain them (rent, borrow or buy apartments, cottages and homes) and then what? We want our spaces to say something about us, make us comfortable and offer a modicum of delight.

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Tappahannock Art Guild

Artists are coming out of the woodwork, someone was heard to say, and indeed it seems there are more artists in Essex County than anyone knew. If you don’t believe it just stop by the new art gallery in Tappahannock.

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Holiday Table Settings

You’ve spent the entire day cooking the perfect holiday feast. But it’s an hour before your guests arrive, and you find yourself standing in front of the table, listening to a little nagging voice in your head.

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Indian Rivers Humane Society

Indian Rivers Humane Society (IRHS) is an all volunteer, non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization. The mission of IRHS is to improve the animal welfare by ensuring the humane care and treatment of animals in King William, Essex and King & Queen County.

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Harvey Morgan Roast

In early May, people throughout the 98th Legislative District and the Commonwealth of Virginia learned of the retirement of Delegate Harvey B. Morgan. Known as the conscience of the General Assembly, Delegate Morgan served his district with distinction for 32 years. Members of the Animal

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Escaping Winter: The Magic of Greenhouses

Icy winter air has killed my treasured outdoor plants. So, in revenge, I have planned an escape. It is a cold brisk walk to the greenhouse. Opening the door, I am hit with the sweet smell of freesias and orange blossoms.

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Make Your Taste Buds Sing: Wine pairing in harmony

When it comes to matching the perfect wine with the perfect food, one thing is clear, no matter what, drink what you enjoy, what you love and what tastes good to you. Different wines will give your food different tastes, as well as different foods will give your wine different...

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Permanent Contraception: Simple safe solutions for women

Women who are finished having children now have more options when it comes to preventing future pregnancies. While tubal ligation, the longstanding go-to procedure for women wanting to prevent pregnancy, is effective, another procedure

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Senior Options in Long Term Care

The New Year not only brought many New Year’s Resolutions, but it also brought new hope for seniors, who after evaluating their needs, can actually choose the best options for Long-Term Care to meet their needs and desires.

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