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Irish Bet

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

A Texan walks into a pub in Ireland and clears his voice to the crowd of drinkers. He says, “I hear you Irish are a bunch of hard drinkers. I’ll give $500 American dollars to anybody in here who can drink 10 pints of Guinness back-to-back.” …

Cavalier IDPA

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

This weekend I again made it to the monthly IDPA match at Cavalier. The temperature was in the upper 70’s when I left the house Sunday morning, but had risen to the upper 80’s by the time I was shooting. That’s not too bad for July in Virginia, especia…

Doing that multimedia thing at the National Archives

Syndicated From: It Beats Working For A Living

Mary the bubbleslayer

Syndicated From: It Beats Working For A Living

Five O’Clock Friday: George Thorogood

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

Mood music.Better yet, invite a friend.
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Warping the Calendar

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

The tap room at Sierra Nevada Brewing posted this to Twitter on July 21…Our new Oktoberfest is now available at the @TorpedoRoom! Come try a sample or take home a 6-Pack.— Torpedo Room (@TorpedoRoom) July 21, 2015Despite …

Beer, Good. Frosted Glass, Bad.

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

As I walked by the hotel lobby bar during a visit to Blacksburg this week I spied three tap handles; Hardywood Park Singel, Devils Backbone Vienna Lager and Foothills Hoppyum IPA. That was the entire draft lineup. “This will be good,” I thought. I knew…

[VIDEO] Does Your Demeanor at Court Matter?

Syndicated From: Andrew Flusche

You can’t imagine how many people I’ve seen talk themselves into the judge convicting them. This is one reason why it can really pay off to have an experienced traffic and misdemeanor attorney representing you in court. Video Transcription Hello. My name is Andrew Flusche from your Virginia traffic and misdemeanor lawyer. Does it matter […]

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Blue Mountain Beer Dinner

On Tuesday evening we enjoyed a beer and food pairing with Blue Mountain Brewery at Capital Ale House. The beers were not ones that are usually available at the restaurant, and the food dishes were specially created for the event as well.The MenuHors d…


Stealing the Flying Dog Glass

Tuesday evening the Flying Dog RV was spotted outside Capital Ale House. The occasion was a Flying Dog “Steal the Glass” night, featuring four Flying Dog beers served in an attractive etched glass. How could we resist going in?The four beers featu…


Isley Beer & Cheese Pairing

Thursday evening Capital Ale House set out a Cheese & Beer pairing featuring Isley Brewing Company. Three Isley Beers were paired up with three cheeses; Tall, Dark and Hopsome Black IPA with Lusk Gouda, Off the Boulevard Irish Red Ale with McClure …


Weihenstephan Steal the Glass Night

The beers of Weihenstephan Brewery in Germany were featured for this week’s Steal the Glass event at Capital Ale House. Six different beers were on tap. Fans were able to order any of the six in a tall Weihenstephan glass, or try a flight of small tast…


12th Annual Blue & Gray Oktoberfest

Fredericksburg’s original Oktoberfest celebration is happening this Friday and Saturday at Blue & Gray Brewery. This is the twelfth year for this popular event.The event kicks off Friday, September 19 at 5:00PM with the traditional keg-tapping…



Rappahannock Political Forum 09

Local bloggers are coming to the rescue of local politics again this year in the form of the Bloggers Forum 09. Yours truly is one of several panel members participating in this event to showcase those running for Stafford and Spotsylvania VA superrvisor positions. For more info, click the banner to the right of the [...]


Local Bloggers Pass 4,000 Posts!

Today marks a milestone of sorts. Actually it’s more of a surprise. I was checking some stats and has logged more than 4000 posts from local Fredericksburg, VA area bloggers. Way to go team!
As we grow together, I’m working on changes to the website to group blogs.  You’ll all still end up in the [...]


City Taxes Going UP-UP-UP

For those of you that vote in Fredericksburg VA, here’s who you can thank for higher real estate taxes.
Councilwoman Greenlaw made the final motion to raise the rate to $0.705 of every $100. That’s almost 26% percent. It was seconded by Vice-Mayor Devine.
Councilman Kelly put forward an alternative $.68 of every $100. It was seconded [...]


A few blog changes

First, a new addition. is a photographic view of Fredericksburg, with a bit of history about those places appearing in the shots.
Death of a blog, that’s what happens when things start getting out of hand when ‘friends’ take posts in a direction not intended.  Of course I’m talking about the Fred Vegas Chronicles.  Fredericksburg’s very own [...]


Kindle Mania! Fredericksburg Hits the Big Time

Now get the area’s hottest news delivered direct to your Amazon Kindle! tries to bring together a diverse set of blogging content, and it is now available in more formats than ever.
Hopefully they will drop the price to make getting the local inside story more affordable.