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Janet Evans Hinman

The traditional oyster harvest in Virginia occurs from September through March, the coldest months of the year. Read more

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I like to think of these last cold months, the grumpy gasps of winter before the change of seasons, as a restful time to plan and prepare for the glory of what’s to come. Read more

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A comforting cup of warm cider is the perfect punctuation to any wintertime gathering. Read more

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Traditions connect us to a past that existed before we ever got here and carry a little bit of our spirit into a future that will exist long after we’ve moved on. Read more

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From dinner to dessert, sweet to savory, these are a few of the pumpkin recipes you should try this holiday season. Read more

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If there’s one place where we can stake out a little privacy and serenity, it’s the bathroom. Shouldn’t we be able to walk in, lock the door, escape the cares of the world and recharge? Read more

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The interaction of light and color evokes many moods. For centuries, the art of stained glass has rendered these emotions into physical presence. Read more

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Why would anyone wish to spend time cooking and packaging a profusion of homemade gifts? Perhaps the best reason is love. Read more

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Take a stroll through the region's best wine offerings and find your favorite. Read more

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Unheralded and often forgotten, the service vessels were vital to the very existence and capability of aircraft carriers, battleships, destroyers, and other better-known combatants. Read more

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The best is yet to come. Read more

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The region’s free health clinics fill in the gaps that the healthcare system leaves exposed and provide a vital safety net for those who are most vulnerable. Read more

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For nearly 300 years, the property has stood as a silent sentinel to the evolution of the town and the nation, and oh, the stories it could tell. Read more

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The kitchen has morphed into the heart of the home -- for eating, gathering, working and entertaining. Read more

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Spring irresistibly beckons gardeners to get out there into the landscape, root around in the ground and get their hands and knees dirty. Read more

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Floral flavors have sprung up in many different food and beverage categories including sweet and savory appetizers and main dishes, cocktails, soft drinks, confectionary, ice cream and more. Read more

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Kate Magee Joyce | Kate Magee Photography

Among many other firsts, Virginia is credited as the "Birthplace of American Spirits," and George Washington is recognized for his efforts toward making distilling a commercial success. Read more

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A Conversation With Proprietor William Barnhardt Read more

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Angel Visit "has stood steadfast and proven faithful in the midst of adversity, and continues to stand as a beacon of light even today." Read more

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Come with us as we embark on our journey through a year full of fresh thoughts, words and deeds. Read more

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