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Talking Turkey

he hen trills softly to the thirteen eggs nestled in a shallow depression lined with dead leaves. The eggs, dark bone color speckled with sepia, are slightly larger than a chicken egg. She gently turns them twice daily to prevent the yolks from sticking to the shell, which prevents...

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Northern Neck Calls

s the days become shorter and the nights cooler, the thoughts of avid sportsmen around the Northern Neck turn to the pleasures of hunting. One young resident has been hearing the sounds of ducks and geese quite often, not outside his window, but inside his workshop. This...

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A Capitol Christmas

Christmas comes but once a year, and it is exceptionally glorious in Richmond. The capitol of our state holds many treasures, especially during the Holidays. This is a city that is easily accessible and even rush hour is not usually overwhelming. Large parts of the city are walkable...

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The Many Paths of Michael Faulkner

Michael Faulkner, executive director of the Tappahannock Regional Free Clinic, has walked many paths in his life, from the roads less traveled in remote towns like Bandung, Indonesia, to bustling streets in major cities like Washington, D.C., New York, London and Paris. One constant...

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Eggnog Traditions

There is just something magical about the holiday season. It could be the cinnamon scent that seems to permeate every home, or the crisp bite of morning air that hits you as you open your front door and welcome the day, but there is generally a specific moment for everyone that has...

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A New Voice for the Rappahannock

It’s not often that a person is able to merge a lifetime of diverse interests into one career opportunity, effectively fusing the line between vocation and avocation. But for Kevin Goff, all the right circumstances came together at the right time as he recently became the Director of...

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Unusual Town Names and Their Origins

Have you ever been driving down one of those beautiful by-ways here in Eastern Virginia and come across a sign noting a town or village with a name so unusual you ask yourself, “Where in the world did they come up with that one”? Some names come from places in other countries. Some...

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Historic Urbanna Christmas House Tour

Once again Christmas will be weaving its magic in the small coastal town of Urbanna. Wrapped up in the holiday season with all the glow and excitement of the holidays, Urbanna has become a “must see” part of your holiday tradition once again. Streets have wonderful, exciting...

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Celebrating 40 Years of IsaBell K Horsley Real Estate

Sitting down with three generations of the family-owned and operated business, it was obvious that the admiration for what they do trickles down through the love they have for each other and touches the lives of those around them. From employees to clients, the recipe for success and...

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A Legacy in Concrete

Some family legacies are set in stone on plaques or monuments. The Cooke family legacy is poured in concrete, Essex Concrete—on bridges, at schools, office buildings, shopping centers, private homes and residential subdivisions across Richmond and nearly 30 surrounding localities.

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I Like Big Trucks and I Cannot Lie

We love our trucks—muddy or clean, hardworking or pristine, low or lifted. They are all-American symbols of work and play. They haul our stuff, tow our toys, eat up tough terrain and ride to the rescue. They can be almost anything for anyone: 
a work machine or a flashy hot rod...

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Medical Breakthroughs Where You Least Expect Them

When conversations about breast cancer turn to cutting-edge developments there’s a good chance the topic will center on genomics or molecular biology. Other advancements that get the spotlight are specialized treatments targeting abnormal cells without harming healthy ones. Newer,...

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