Cambridge, Maryland and the Hyatt Chesapeake Resort…

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Cambridge, Maryland and the Hyatt Chesapeake Resort… By Bob Tagert     For this months road trip we decided to take a drive to the eastern shore and visit the waterfront town of Cambridge, Maryland and discover the beautiful Hyatt Chesapeake Resort along the banks of the Choptank River. Getting to Cambridge is pretty simple. Take […]

Gallery Beat

UNITED STATES - JANUARY 5: A controversial painting by Missouri student David Pulphus depicting police as animals hangs in the tunnel connecting the U.S. Capitol to the Cannon House Office building as part of the annual student art exhibit on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017. The painting was selected as the 2016 Congressional Art Competition winner from Rep. William Lacy Clay's district in the St. Louis area. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

By F. Lennox Campello   Bottom Line Up Front: A Congressman selects a painting from his district to hang in the U.S. Capitol building, and the painting depicts cops as animals. The painting, done by a student artist named David Pulphus, shows the protests and riots in Ferguson, Mo. after a police officer shot Michael […]

Do You Ever Feel Like You Can’t be Your True Self?

By Peggie Arvidson Do You Ever Feel Like You Can’t be Your True Self? I read hands and have been a professional palmist for more than 13 years. I also talk to animals, listen to messages from Nature, meditate and have a deeply personal practice with A Course in Miracles. These are not necessarily things […]

February Pets of the Month

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February 2017 Issue     Maisy (A069780): Meet the magnificent Maisy! This pretty little hound is bound to brighten your day in any kind of weather! If you’re looking for a friend to help you get through the winter, Maisy just might be the girl you are looking for! She does well with other dogs, […]

Goin’ for the Goal

Lori Welch Brown Goin’ for the Goal   Hi, my name is Lori and I’m an addict. I’m addicted to achieving, accomplishing and producing. I’m a “goalaholic”. My days are besieged by a relentless desire to do do do! Who wants to just ‘be’ when there’s all this stuff to be done and tasks to […]

King Street Cats Adoption Calendar for February 2017

King Street Cats Adoption Calendar for February 2017   For details please see our Website: http://www.kingstreetcats.org Or contact us via email at: contact@kingstreetcats.org   King Street Cats 25 Dove Street Alexandria Every Saturday and Sunday from 1.30pm-4.30pm   Pro Feed Bradlee Shopping Center, 3690 King St. Alexandria Every Saturday and Sunday from 1pm-4pm   Petco […]

Let’s get back to science!

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By Doug Fabbioli   Let’s get back to science!   The great thing about science is that, to the best of our abilities, humans are able to research, replicate, analyze, study and conclude with relative accuracy, what happens to matter and why. Good scientists need to be able to defend their conclusions but also be […]

Romance and Sweat Mark the Season

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by Jeff McCord February is the high season on the Virgin Island of St. John. Our beaches are full and the usually quiet island bustles with thousands of visitors and more special events and activities than islanders can take advantage of. Two February occasions embody St. John’s happy, healthful and busy high season: The romance […]

Alexandria February Calendar

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Thousands will join in the revelry for the 285th anniversary of George Washington’s birth in his hometown of Alexandria, Virginia. The city celebrates the General’s birthday throughout the month of February with 16 festive events. 2017 Schedule of Events: PARADE George Washington Birthday Parade–February 20, 2017, 1-3 p.m. The nation’s largest George Washington Birthday parade […]

Challenges of Fixed-income Investing

By Carl Trevison and Stephen Bearce   Challenges of Fixed-income Investing   Your parents and grandparents may have known better about lots of things when you were younger. But you probably shouldn’t be following their example when it comes to managing your money in retirement.   “Most retirement income for [our] parents’ and grandparents’ generation […]