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Range Time Found

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

After I posted that I may need to take some time off from work to rectify the lack of range time, I realized that actually was wonderful idea. So, I did just that one afternoon this week. After days of cold, wet weather, a fall day in the low 70’s was …

Five O’Clock Friday: Beer On the Brain

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

Thought for a Friday…H/T to The Feral Irishman (Possibly NSFW).
[ This content originated at Musings Over a Pint ]

Has VCDL Gone PC?

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

A recent email from the Virginia Citizens Defense League contained an essay entitled “Firearm vs weapon, CHP vs CCW – words mean things.” Within that post, VCDL President Philip Van Cleave made this comment,HANDGUN, FIREARM, SIDEARM, GLOCK VS WEAPON&nb…

Low-Point Peanut Butter Fudge Bars

Syndicated From: Points In My Life []

Let’s take a break from entrees and focus on what a person really wants… dessert!!!! These soft and gooey peanut butter fudge bars are pretty darn amazing! With this recipe being so incredibly easy to make, you’re going to want to hang on to it so yo…

That’s 2,000 Musings

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

The previous post was number 2,000 for these Musings. I find it appropriate that the subject was reminiscing over one of my long-time favorite beers. Now to get to work on the next thousand.The post announcing my 1000th post, not the post itself,&…

Heavy Seas Loose Cannon

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

It was like visiting with an old friend. This week’s “Steal the Glass” event at Capital Ale House featured beers from Heavy Seas Brewing in Maryland. One of the beers was an old favorite of mine, Loose Cannon Hop3 IPA. Also available were Cutlass Amber…

The Quest for Range Time

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

There’s been no shortage of beer blogging recently, but time for the second topic listed up there in the header has been sorely lacking. I’ve been lamenting about this situation with family and friends, but this evening I was reviewing my shooting and …

“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…


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.