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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Short Roads Left for Burcham and Willis

Much has happened since my last column, so here goes. Through the years, I have been an outspoken critic of Roanoke City Manager Darlene...

Cap and Trade Legislation: Economic Suicide

Last week the House of Representatives narrowly passed a massive new energy tax that will have devastating consequences for every single American.  Congressman Henry...

“One”

“One is the loneliest number that you'll ever do.” I went online to read the rest of the lyrics of that classic song by Three Dog...

Stopping America’s Destruction Requires Your Participation

(Following is an excerpt from the speech I gave at the July 4th Tea Party protest in Roanoke.) For my column and my radio show,...

The Great Big Blessing of Garden Beans

Nothing signifies summer and gardening, for me, more than beans.  Perhaps it is because my earliest memories of gardening are in a large garden...

Bits and Pieces from Garvin Land

At Home . . . My Sabrina cares for birds and animals more than she cares for most humans. She routinely visits animal stores and...

The Recipe of the Week from The Happy Chef: Island Fish Stew

The Happy Chef is on vacation this week but not so much so that she wasn't willing to phone in a great recipe she...

Taking One for the Team Came Easy for PH Player

Gary Wayne Fitzgerald, a senior second baseman for the Patrick Henry High School baseball team recently completed a record setting season.  While fellow infielder...

Lessons From The Apiary

I was 8 years old when the bees came. We picked them up at the post office. They were housed in a wooden and screen...

Disney-Pixar Elevates to New Heights with “Up”

I am a big fan of movies.  Sometimes it’s the story.  Sometimes it’s the artistry and photography.  Sometimes it’s that I can relate to a...