It's not unusual for people to find themselves in an emergency financial squeeze and realize that they have few good choices.
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This past week marked the first full week of the 2015 General Assembly session, with bills being debated in committees and on the floor of the Senate.
The first full week of the 2015 General Assembly session is complete, the work of committees is underway, and we are seeing some measures reach the floor of the House of Delegates. I am pleased to report that my House Bill 1285 received unanimous preliminary approval from the House on Friday.
Most people don’t anticipate turning grey with wonder and excitement. Four silvery hairs have steadily crept into prominence this last year in my otherwise auburn hair. I am treating them as an overdue rite of passage entitled, “Greying into Grace,” perhaps?
I had two thought-provoking exchanges after my column on food ran last week.
Boy, does the world need a better sense of humor right about now.
Here is shocking news for anyone unfamiliar with both kids and restaurants named Chuck E. Cheese, Pizza Hutt, Pizza Inn, Little Caesars, CiCi’s or Papa John’s: Kids eat a massive amount of pizza.
There is good news about spring: it is almost here, and today is an important date in the spring planting calendar.
Many people in central and northern Virginia have told me that they don’t consider hospice earlier because they don’t want to deprive their loved ones of hope. This feeling is understandable – but only if one believes that hope is exclusively dependent upon physical realities.