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Decorating for the Holidays from the Bounty of Our Land

The winter solstice, when the sun at noon is in its lowest altitude above the horizon occurs around December 21st or 22nd. The holidays of Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa and New Year’s light up the darkness of the winter season.

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Bygone Canneries of Eastern Virginia

Economic Rebound Led by the Tomato It was a majestic time in the eastern counties of Virginia bordered by the Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers. The costly and deadly Civil War had been over for more than two decades and reconstruction had begun, easing the effects on the area...

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The Northern Neck Orchestra

Everyone likes a success story, especially when it’s local. In a time when even large cities have trouble supporting a symphony orchestra, the Northern Neck Orchestra has created and filled that niche in its own community. It attracts a diverse group of talented musicians spanning a...

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Urbanna Christmas Home Tour

The Christmas holidays seem to come into our lives faster with each passing year. For most of us the calendar pages seem to flip directly from the 4th of July to December 25th with astonishing speed. Accompanying this annual phenomena is the amount of extra stress so many of us feel...

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