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American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

The Siege of Yorktown was a battle that was the turning point in the American Revolution. Visiting the National Park Service Yorktown Battlefield gives one an understanding of where it happened. However, to know and truly understand what happened on this hallowed ground and why it...

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Remembering Bill Martz, the artist of the Northern Neck

professional office in the area, and there’s a good chance you’ll see a framed print by artist Bill Martz, commemorating the history and culture of this unique region.

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A Primer on Persian and Oriental Rugs

In the world of home decorating, there are perhaps no other rugs more sought after, admired and appreciated than hand-knotted Oriental rugs and carpets. Although there are many imitations, and a myriad of machine-made rugs available today, they are completely unable to replicate the...

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An Eggcellent Option

People have been eating eggs since the dawn of the human race. As far back as time can be traced, eggs have been a staple in the human diet. In historical times, ancient Romans at peafowl eggs while the Chinese enjoyed pigeon eggs and Phoenicians dined on ostrich eggs. Today, quail...

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2017 Colors of the Year

A new year presents fresh opportunities, complete with new plans and lively prospects. Since the holidays are behind us, the decorations are stowed and the house tidied up, it’s time to look forward to a few indoor months we can spend taking stock, organizing and looking forward to a...

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Necessary Paperwork

Even efficient people who don’t normally procrastinate may find or invent excuses to avoid what could be the most important task in their life—documenting their last wishes, which necessarily include end-of-life decisions about health care.

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