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“A Few Good Women”: Women in the United States Marine Corps

Story and Photos by Will A. Davis We have visited the National Museum of the Marine Corps, in Triangle, VA a few times and each experience has been more educational and moving.  I confess to the sin of thinking about the Marine Corps in somewhat solely a masculine viewpoint. Maybe because my son was in the Marine Corps …

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Chincoteague Ponies: Wild Horses At The Atlantic Shore In Virginia

By Jim Weaver Chincoteague Ponies: Wild Horses At The Atlantic Shore In Virginiae theory is they swam ashore from shipwrecked Spanish sailing vessels over 400 years ago.  Horses were not native to America and were imported from Europe.  Another theory is that in the distant past there were  small farms on Assateague Island and the feral …

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BBQ Festivals Provide a Taste of the South. South Carolina, “The Birthplace of Barbecue,” Fills Spring and Summer with Cook-Offs and Culinary Competitions

Compiled by Mary Gallagher Every state has their version of BBQ and although I haven’t eaten at every place on the BBQ Trails of southern states like Tennessee, Texas, North and South Carolina, Virginia, Mississippi and more. I have sampled quite a few which is another advantage of living a long time. Some folks have …

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Road Trip Fuel, Chef Style!

Bar at Ceiba Gallaghers Travel Tips My friend Simone represents some of the greatest chefs and restaurants I’ve had the pleasure of dining at over the years. Here she polled some of these outstanding chefs on their ideas for snacks on summer roadtrips. As we have our own road trip coming up in August, I’m …

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