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Thursday, October 30, 2014

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  • Blessing of the Animals at Scottsville Farmers Market Pavilion

    All creatures great and small had the opportunity to receive a special blessing, as Pastor Randy Haycock of St. Anne's Episcopal Parish and Pastor Bruce Lugn of Scottsville United Methodist Church hosted a Blessing of the Animals at the Scottsville Farmers Market Pavilion.
  • Staunton celebrates Oktoberfest

    There is a saying in Germany, “Das Leben ist bezaubernd, man muss es nur durch die richtige Brille sehen”, which means “Life is enchanting when viewed through the right glasses.” The little joys in life can often be found in good food, good music, the company of friends both new and old, and maybe a good drink.
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The Daily Run: Stay visible when running in the dark

I’m not only a huge proponent of seeing where I’m going while running in the dark but also I’m big on being seen by others. No, it isn’t because I want folks to see my cool new shoes or nifty wind jacket…it’s simply to stay visible, so oncoming auto traffic and bicycles and, yes, even hunters, can see me way out ahead, giving them ample time to adjust accordingly.

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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