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“See Text” goes away today

Syndicated From: Storms-R-Us

Today the Storm Prediction Center shifted to its new five tiered convective outlook system. In doing so the fabled “See Text” category has disappeared. Thus I felt it my civic duty to share photos of a couple of Virginia storms that I’ve intercepted un…

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Bold Rock Cidery

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

After our great lunch at Wild Wolf Brewery last Saturday, we headed over to Bold Rock Cidery. Just last year we drove past Bold Rock but did not have time to stop in. At the time, it was just a small barn by the side of the road. Well, things change in…

In Need of a Geography Lesson

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

Overheard at the pub…Scene: Sitting at a local pub during a Heavy Seas Brewing event. Guy #1, drinking a Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout, pontificating to Guy #2 drinking a Blue Mountain Dark Hollow Stout.Guy 1: “They don’t serve domestic beers here.”…

Low-Point Fabulous Fish Tacos

Syndicated From: Points In My Life []

These fabulous fish tacos are coated with such savory seasonings, you don’t even need to top it with sauce. But just in case you love that savory taco sauce, I have created not one, but three, delicious sauces for your taste buds to enjoy!Low-Point Fab…

Tactical 1st Aid & Collapse Medicine Course

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

On Sunday, we had the opportunity to take the Tactical First Aid and “System Collapse” Medicine course put on by Greg Ellifritz of Active Response Training. Greg was in the area putting on two classes hosted by FPF Training. The day before, Greg ta…

Wild Wolf Brewery

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

Colleen, Checkered Flag and I head down to Nelson County on Saturday to take in the scenery, and breweries on Route 151. I had heard that the fall leaf viewing season was underway, so we expected crowds, and indeed they were there. When we drove past B…

Friday Night at Adventure Brewing

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

Each Friday evening there’s a special treat in store at Adventure Brewing. It’s Randall night! Dave, who also frequently tends the bar at Capital Ale House, dons an Adventure Brewing t-shirt and pours one of the Adventure beers infused with special ing…

Low-Point Magic Cookie Bars

Syndicated From: Points In My Life []

You’re going to want to save some of your points for dessert today! These soft and chewy cookie bars take a very short time to make, but they disappear very quickly… like magic! :) Low-Point Magic Cookie BarsIngredients:- 1 box yellow cake mix- 1 egg-…


Syndicated From: Fredericksburg Real Estate

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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…


Thirty Years!

September 15, 1984. That’s the day, thirty short years ago, that Colleen and I made our promise before God that we would spend the rest of our lives together. And it’s been a wonderful and amazing thirty years. We’ve had our share of both joy and sadne…


April Fredericksburg Business Forum Event: How to Write and Publish a Book!

Who: If you are a business owner, business development professional, or just interested in what it takes to write and publish a book, this event is for you! What: I have written two books which have generated substantial returns for my business. This session will detail the process that I used to get those books […]


Fredericksburg Business Forum

The Fredericksburg Business Forum is a group of business owners in the Fredericksburg area who want to take their business from good to spectacular. Its purpose is to give business owners the opportunity to network with their peers in order to form relationships and gain knowledge that will allow them to grow their businesses. Each month, […]


Hardywood Park Arrives in Fredericksburg

“Finally.” That was the common refrain heard at Tuesday’s Hardywood Park Brewery release party and Steal the Glass event at Capital Ale House. The Richmond brewery’s beers have been available around the Richmond area, and I even saw them a couple weeks…



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.