Archive for October, 2009

No Bees In The Burg

By From • Oct 31st, 2009 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

UPDATE: In a comment, I added a few good links. I’m also putting them here in the main story.Virginia Beekeepers Association Discovery Museum in Charlottesville keeps a colony for reference I…

Child Friendly Dinner

By From • Oct 31st, 2009 • Category: Blog Entries.Local, Reviews

This afternoon we were able to swing by Fredericksburg Pub (behind the mall) with our one year old. Here is a facility that isn’t exactly child friendly, but it isn’t in their business plan either. They did however have steamed veggies, which worked …


By From • Oct 31st, 2009 • Category: Blog Entries.Local, RealEstate.Local

Occasionally I will post something that strays from the topic of Fredericksburg or real estate.  This is one of those times.  I’ve been pondering this for about a week now; well longer than a week.  What is Respect?  Who deserves Respect?  Who do you Respect?  Why would you want someone to Respect you?  They all […]

Soggy Trick or Treating and time change tonight

By From • Oct 31st, 2009 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

There is a line of rainshowers now crossing the Blue Ridge that is associated with the cold front that is helping to scour out the low level crud left over from three(!!!) successive days of cold air damming. This line looks as if it is falling apart,…

Making Book

By From • Oct 31st, 2009 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

A fortnightly rant, FL-S style. With a big h/t to Mr. Don Maxey (wherever you are…), and to Marsha, the love of my life. We celebrate our 25th this coming week!
ALSO: to StaffordNorte, glad that you are on the mend!
I am not a gambler. I don’t like making serious predictions. And fuggetabout any notion […]

Battlefield Brewing Now Open

By From • Oct 31st, 2009 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

Fredericksburg’s first brew pub is now officially open, and serving beer made on premise. Battlefield Brewing Company is located in The Pub, a long-standing and popular stop for good pub food. To help celebrate the brewery’s grand opening on Friday, my…

Washington Post: ‘Mr. Cuccinelli’s Bigotry’

By From • Oct 30th, 2009 • Category: Blog Entries.Local, Media.Local


A person who is intolerant of any ideas other than his or her own, esp on religion, politics, or race.
Person extremely intolerant of others and irrespective of reasoning.
Ken Cuccinelli.

From the Washington Post editorial, Mr. Cuccinelli’s bigotry:
As attorney general, he would be an embarrassment to Virginia.
KENNETH CUCCINELLI, the Republican candidate for Virginia state attorney […]

Furry Friday!

By From • Oct 30th, 2009 • Category: Blog Entries.Local, RealEstate.Local

The holidays are fast approaching and nothing helps bring in the holiday spirit like a new furry family member!  Let’s see who’s up for adoption this week.
Meet Elvis
He’s no hounddog, for sure!  He’s a beautiful creamy domestic short hair feline that is ready to be king of your household.  Elvis is about 4-5 years old […]

How to Start a Mastermind Group Effectively

By From • Oct 30th, 2009 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

Last year I wrote a post how to start a mastermind group that has been on the first page of Google for a year.  I get a lot of traffic to this blog (that I don’t write all to often on now) from…

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The Prisoner has broken free – 2 days early!

By From • Oct 29th, 2009 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

That’s right…Orin Swift’s flagship wine is back. The 2008 vintage is available at both kybecca locations (and two days earlier than the rest of the country!)