Archive for August, 2011

The Officer’s Word May Be Enough

By Andrew Flusche From • Aug 31st, 2011 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

If you’re charged with a traffic or criminal offense, listen up: The officer’s WORD may be enough to convict you. Yes, you read that right. The officer’s sworn testimony alone may be the only evidence against you. And it may lead to a conviction. Clients seem surprised to learn this. I suppose TV has convinced [...]

The Family That Shoots Together…

By David From • Aug 31st, 2011 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

Saving my views on self-defense and preparedness for later, this post is about spending time outdoors with family. While I visit the range fairly often, I truly enjoy the times when it’s a family outing. Recently I had a fun visit to the range accompan…

Low-Point Bagel Pizzas

By Ken Yagelski From • Aug 30th, 2011 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

The only thing better than pizza is low-point pizza!!! These very low-point delicious pizzas, made two different ways, are perfect for a light lunch or supper. Bon Appetit! Cheesy-Chicken PizzaIngredients:- 1, Thomas Bagel Thins bagel- 1, 4 oz. bo…

Spotsylvania Trails

By Merry N From • Aug 30th, 2011 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

The post-Hurricane Irene weather has been beautiful, and we spent some time yesterday exploring the Salamander Loop of the Ni River Trail in Spotsylvania. This 1.75 mile trail was completed last summer, the first project of the Spotsylvania Greenways…

The World’s Best Selling Beer

By David From • Aug 29th, 2011 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

Craft beer fans know they are in the minority when it comes to beer preferences. But, the gap is so much greater than we can imagine. When it comes to popular factory beers, we often think of the likes of Miller Light, Coors, Budweiser, and Mich Ultra….

Is Google becoming the next iteration of AOL?

By chrisod From • Aug 28th, 2011 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

I was initially a big fan of Google+, and I still think it is a more privacy friendly social networking platform than Facebook. However, Google’s insistence on real names in the service is concerning. I’ve always used my real name online, but I certainly understand that for many people, there are very good reasons to [...]

Internal Derangement & Degeneration

By David From • Aug 28th, 2011 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

Subtitle: Growing old isn’t for sissies.

Last weekend I participated in the monthly USPSA match held by North Mountain Practical Shooters. I was looking forward to the match as I haven’t been able to shoot in a match since the July 3 Fredericksburg ev…

Don’t Drive in a Hurricane

By Andrew Flusche From • Aug 27th, 2011 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

As of 4pm today, Hurricane Irene had already caused 152 vehicle crashes on Virginia’s roadways. And those are just the ones handled by the Virginia State Police. The Fredericksburg area is in Division II, which had 17 of those 152 crashes. I’m sure there are many more by now and other incidents that were handled [...]

Low-Point Buffalo Style Chicken

By Ken Yagelski From • Aug 27th, 2011 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

A savory taste with a little kick! These buffalo chicken thighs are scrumpdeeliishus! (I’m pretty sure that’s a word.) ;) Drizzle or dip pieces of chicken in a wonderful butter buffalo sauce and the taste just keeps getting better with every bite!Low-P…

Devils Backbone To Be Distributed in Richmond

By David From • Aug 27th, 2011 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

Well, it’s not Fredericksburg, but getting closer. is reporting the Devils Backbone Brewery beers will soon be distributed in Richmond, VA.
Beer from the Devil’s Backbone Brewing Company, one of Virginia’s most well-known and respected bre…