Rural Virginian: The Rural Virginian

Sunday, May 24, 2015

The Rural Virginian

  • Sometimes pets are going to demand attention

    Q: Is it weird that my cat likes to sit on my lap while I go to the bathroom? Every time I go in there, he comes running and waits for me to sit down. Is this normal? Should I stop the behavior? I’ve tried closing the door when I go in, but he meows on the other side and scratches at the door. I rent so I don’t want him destroying the paint. I don’t mind him coming in, but wonder if I’m encouraging something that could be a problem later. Do other animals do this? I’ve heard of cats crawling in front of a newspaper or across a computer keyboard, but this seems like a very strange place to try and get my attention.
  • Shifting circumstances are opportunities

    The previous night found me restless — scouring charts, interpreting the forecasts, and weighing my options. Tides were slight and the weather poor.
  • Church calendar

    » Scottsville Baptist Church, located at 8229 Scottsville Road, is set to hold a yard sale to benefit local, state and world missions 8 a.m. t…

  • Community calendar

    » Lake Monticello Volunteer Fire and Rescue are readying an open house 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 16 that is slated to include family-friendly even…

  • Church calendar

    » Byrd Chapel United Methodist is set to host its Spring Fling at 8 a.m. May 16. The event is scheduled to include a rummage sale, blood drive…

  • Community calendar

    » The Fluvanna Art Association’s annual judged show is set to run through May 30 at the Fluvanna County Library, located at 214 Commons Boulev…

  • Second Saturdays set to get colorful

    Central Virginia takes pride in its promotion of the arts, especially in the works of artists that call the area home.

  • Community calendar

    » The Fluvanna Art Association’s Annual Judged Show is set to be held April 25 through May 30, at the Fluvanna County Library, located at 214 …

  • Church calendar

    » Bybee’s Road Baptist Church, located at 4989 Bybee’s Church Road in Troy, is set to host a yard sale 7 a.m. to noon April 25. Items for sale…

  • Flucos football under new leadership

    Steve Szarmach has worn many hats during his 30-plus year career in education and athletics.

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Grace & Glory Tackles Hunger

“When you give a luncheon or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors, in case they may invite you in return, and you would be repaid. But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame and the blind. And you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you, for you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous.” -from the Gospel of Luke, Chapter 14.

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