Army veteran James Howard opens his home as a retreat for veterans. Howard, who medically retired as a captain, said “learning from each other is the best medicine.”
I recently attended the visitation and funeral for the father of a close friend. Amid the sadness, there was also the overwhelming knowledge that the man lived a full and happy life with a wonderful family and multitude of friends who all loved him dearly. At the visitation, soothing music could be heard in the background. It […]
A white-marked Tussock Moth larva dangles from a tree on Jamestown Island.
Fox Elementary School third grader Jo Stott works on the Art Carpet along Hanover Avenue. Fox, Binford Middle School and VCU students and staff connected by creating a carpet of chalk artwork on the sidewalks of the fan neighborhood.
Unit Commissioning Ceremony for the Goochland High School Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (MCJROTC) at Goochland High School Tues. Oct. 1, 2014. At Upper left: Members of the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon perform. Upper Right: Colonel Wesley Lee Fox, USMC (Retired), was the Guest of Honor. Bottom: Members of the Goochland High […]
Cricket has been played for at least 400 years since its birth in England. Basically a bowler “delivers” the small cricket ball to the batsman who tries to keep it from hitting the wicket. The wicket-keeper stands behind the wicket and batsman. During a quarterfinal match, wicket-keeper Haroon Pasha runs out batsman Raj Shekhar at […]
Collegiate Nick Anders’ helmet falls off as he is tackled by Benedictine Parrish Gordon.
Maryland’s Tayler Stiles puts another cap on Andrew Amaro’s head as Ben Brewster watches during their NCAA game against UVA in Charlottesville.
Bellwood Elementary student Angel Balcarcel (left), age 10, looks at books he can check out from the Bulldog Bookmobile. Children get to check out books and some games.
(L-R) Friends Richard Calhoun, Junious Barbour, Jeremy Munns and his brother Jamie Munns fish off the Lawrence Lewis, Jr. Park pier in Charles City County.
“Inhale. Relax. Exhale.” ______ Julie Walton Haushalter, White Oak Farm The scent of lavender gently rose as volunteers cut and bundled the purple flowers and pink buds. It is harvest time at White Oak Farm. Julie Walton Haushalter, whose family owns the agri-tourism farm in the Shenandoah Valley, encouraged them “to breath in the lavender” […]