August 17, 2017 RSS feed / Opinions & Commentary

Black bear sightings increase in Highlands

On the Forests

WARM SPRINGS – With the forthcoming solar eclipse event happening Aug. 21 between 1 and 4 p.m., here are some safety tips to observe the eclipse.   Do not look at the sun during the eclipse. More...

From the Valley to Italy: Use-what-you’ve-got soup

Camp Cookin’

MONTEREY — “Elk Run” Cannellini Bean Soup. I’ve purchased a variant of Cannellini bean soup from Jim and Sue Randall, owners of the Elk Run farm and mainstays of the Staunton farmers market, the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. More...

Snipers and black ops and bank jobs ... Oh, my!

A Party of One

I often wonder what my life would be like, had I been the baby boy my parents were hoping for.  I’m happy with the life I’ve made for myself; I am doing what I’ve wanted to do since I was a teenager.   More...


Fair Guide 2017

Summer Guide 2017