Blog Moving On Up: Buying a Luxury Home Moving On Up: Buying a Luxury Home Buying a luxury home is equal parts exciting as it is nerve-wracking. When buying a luxury home you’re investing a lot of money and/or committing to a substantial mortgage. With a large investment like this comes a lot of homework and ensuring you’re buying the right property for […]
Blog All Aboard: Your Virginia Trolley Winery Tour! All Aboard: Your Virginia Trolley Winery Tour! Visiting Virginia’s local wineries is always a good idea. That’s especially true if you can get together with your closest friends and not have to worry about who will drive. That’s what makes the Trolley Tours of Fredericksburg so special. This company offers a one-of-a-kind wine tour in […]
Blog Legend or Myth: Who is the Virginia Giant? Legend or Myth: Who is the Virginia Giant?   I have longed been intrigued by the legend of the “Virginia Giant” so let us break it down who he was and his role in history. Peter Francisco (born Pedro Francisco; July 7, 1760 – January 16, 1831) known variously as the “India”, the “Giant of […]
Blog Winter 2023: Ask an Old Farmer Winter 2023: Ask an Old Farmer  Founded in 1818, the Farmers’ Almanac’s timeless appeal has spanned three centuries, offering readers a trademark blend of long-range weather predictions, humor, fun facts, and valuable advice on gardening, cooking, fishing, conservation, and much more.  My grandparents on both sides always had an Almanac hanging from a string on […]
Blog May I introduce you to The Founding Mothers. May I introduce to you Founding Mothers The Founding Mothers, some of whom went on to become the inaugural First Ladies of the United States, set the precedent for future women. They assumed their role as hostess of the White House, encouraged their husbands to “remember the ladies”, established and grew businesses, and supported their […]
Blog The Commonwealth of: What does this mean? The Commonwealth of:  What does this mean?  When I was in school, in 4th grade we were taught Virginia, history. It was never completely taught as to what the Commonwealth of Virginia actually meant.  Alter in high school and real estate school ass I was told was Virginia laws are based on English law so […]
Blog April Showers: A look at Virginia Events April Showers: A look at Virginia Events I know everyone is familiar with the saying “April Showers Bring May Flower”. April is the fourth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar, the fifth in the early Julian, the first of four months to have a length of 30 days, and the second of five […]
Blog Yorktown Virginia: Shipwrecks Yorktown Virginia: Shipwrecks The Yorktown Wrecks is an expansive archaeologically sensitive area of Virginia’s York River, in whose waters significant naval remnants of the American Revolutionary War are located. As a result of surveys conducted in the 1970s, at least ten sunken vessels sunken or scuttled around the time of the 1781 Siege of Yorktown […]
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