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Excerpts by Henry Lane Hull

7,307 divided by 8 equals 913.375. The former number constitutes the total number of hours that Diane Kean spent volunteering as a member of...

Because You Are Polite

by Ginger Philbrick I try not to be a slob, but from time to time I may have a dot of mayo in the corner...

Excerpts by Henry Lane Hull

TIMBER POINT, ME—After an absence of too many years, my Good Wife and I have returned here to the coast of Maine, overlooking Curtis...

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As the war in Ukraine, now almost two-and-a-half years since its onset, struggles on, clearly Russia continues to follow its time-honored tradition of fulfilling...

Excerpts by Henry Lane Hull

In 1959, the late Miriam Haynie published her first book, The Stronghold, A Story of Historic Northern Neck of Virginia and its People, which...

Because You Are Polite

by Ginger Philbrick What is the proper etiquette concerning retrieval of a utensil that has been knocked to the floor in a restaurant?  I have...

Excerpts by Henry Lane Hull

CHESTERTOWN, MD—After an absence of too many years, my Good Wife and our progeny are back in her hometown for a family reunion. As...

Excerpts by Henry Lane Hull

Tomorrow is Flag Day, a moment in time when we stand proudly recognizing the symbol of our national identity. Near the end of the...

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by Henry Lane Hull From the 1950s through the 1980s The Magazine ANTIQUES each month carried an advertisement for Trophy Room Antiques in Gloucester. The...

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On November 5, 1991, Woody Hynson and I were elected to the boards of supervisors in Westmoreland and Northumberland counties, respectively, to assume office...

Because You Are Polite by Ginger Philbrick

Our grandson is getting married this fall. His father and mother are divorced and have each remarried. I am hosting a bridal shower and...

Excerpts by Henry Lane Hull

The lecture series sponsored by the Northern Neck 250th Committee in anticipation of our country’s 250th anniversary in 2026 continued this past Sunday with...

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Ten years ago, I wrote an item on Curtis Sampson on the occasion of his 90th birthday. In 1947 Curtis had been the first...

Because You Are Polite by Ginger Philbrick

This is a confession; I sometimes chew gum in public. However, my breaking of one of the cardinal rules of etiquette is not a haughty...

Excerpts by Henry Lane Hull

For many families, including my own, Sandy Spears was a sparkling light in the raising of their children. Our own experiences with her came...

Excerpts by Henry Lane Hull

Last Saturday the Northern Neck Master Gardeners presented for the 30th year the Gardening in the Northern Neck seminar. For the second year in...

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