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Letter: Missing Annie Cooke’s big heart

Jul. 19, 2012

I just returned from a funeral. It was uplifting, positive, and the standing-room-only crowd was almost joyful. Joyful because they loved Annie Cooke, and knew just where she was going! I first knew Annie as a customer at our store, later as the guardian of one of my students when I was teaching, and...
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Photo: Her secret — years of yoga, and friends

May. 3, 2012
Photo: Her secret — years of yoga, and friends

Lilo Foster (front row, fourth from the the left) celebrated her 85th birthday last week with a few friends – many of whom got to know her during the decades she’s taught yoga in Rappahannock County (which she continues to do, Mondays and Thursdays at Trinity Episcopal Church in Washington) – at Jennifer Manley’s...
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Letter: Thanks for keeping businesses connected

Mar. 29, 2012

Last Tuesday, the Flint Hill Public House and Country Inn (John Gruber, William Waybourn) and Rappahannock Cellars (Kelly Delmar) were underwriters for our sixth quarterly Rappahannock Business Link, a networking social. The food provided by the Public House and wine from Rappahannock Cellars were enjoyed by more than 35 members, and supporters, of our...
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Photo: Going with the flow

Mar. 24, 2011
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A kayaker takes advantage of this spring’s rain-swollen North Fork of the Thornton River in Old Hollow earlier this month. The photographer tried to get the young man’s name, but the sound of the river was too loud and he moved on anonymously.
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Letter: Benevolence becomes us

Feb. 3, 2011
More than 200 attended Saturday's Benevolent Fund celebrity waiters dinner. Photo by E. Raymond Boc.

Kudos to all who worked so hard to make the Rappahannock Benevolent Fund dinner on Saturday night a success. There was great music, delicious food, laughter and hugs all around. It brought together a cross-section of the Rappahannock community, in the broadest sense, at the Link to do good – illustrating once again why,...
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