| May 23, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Many destinations are within easy driving distance of Hampton Roads. Pack a cooler, fill up the tank and hit the road.
1. Appomattox Court House, Appomattox
The buildings and fields where Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate army are still a...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Some people are content to work all their lives and never enjoy the many wonders of the world. I’m not one of those folks. I enjoy fishing.
Late fall had arrived and it was time for the dogs (my fishing buddies) to head down to Smith Island.
| Nov 5, 2010
| 4:32 AM
Today at MotherProof.com, learn about the Rallye Aicha des Gazelles, the only all-women rally in the world, being held in Morocco in March. Contestants will have to travel from the Moroccan cities of Tangier to Erfound in the shortest distance......
| Feb 19, 2011
| 4:32 PM
What began as a protest against foreign control of Moroccan public services Saturday escalated into anti-government rioting that could presage volatile gatherings Sunday in a planned nationwide day of protest in demand of reform. Tanjanews.com reported...
| May 10, 2011
| 12:37 PM
Randy Weston is the kind of artist you have to dig for. His music is real insider stuff, the sort you'd grab from a record store bin because the cover looked cool or because someone much hipper than you dropped his name.
Thanks to YouTube, you can view...
| Aug 17, 2010
| 1:38 PM
Update: Dr. David Nichols has served the people of Tangier Island for more than 30 years, but cancer which was in remission is slowly taking his life.
Nichols put his life's work into being a physician and helping the people of the small island. Aug....
| Jan 27, 2011
| 11:43 AM
While mandarin cultivation in California has quadrupled over the last decade to about 40,000 acres, the classic Dancy variety has fallen by the wayside, becoming rare to find even at farmers markets. That's a shame, because it's a charismatic, flavor-...
| Aug 7, 2011
At Europe's lively open-air markets and bazaars, bargaining for merchandise is the accepted and expected method of setting a price. Whether you're looking for door knockers or hand-knitted sweaters, seize the chance to bargain like a native. It's the only...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 2:55 PM
It’s not exactly Occupy Wall Street, but…
Several organizations organized protests to coincide Gov. Bob McDonnell’s second annual energy conference in Richmond.
Members of the Virginia chapter of the Sierra Club walked outside the...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:31 AM
What history dictates, Hollywood redirects.
Following 9/11 and the invasion of Iraq (President George W. Bush's own landmark case of redirection), skeptical and shaken moviegoers were offered a spate of films responding to our new wars on the...
| Dec 8, 2011
I've always done my armchair traveling through cookbooks — whether it's Elizabeth David's Mediterranean, Fuschia Dunlop's Sichuan or Claudia Roden's Middle East. My copy of Paula Wolfert's original "Couscous & Other Good Food From Morocco"is stained...
| May 13, 2011
| 3:21 PM
Barcelona, Buenos Aires and Miami top a list of 29 cities that attract single men on the go.
The cities on the list, compiled by the editors of AskMen.com, were considered for factors from the cost of a pint of beer and a cab ride to culture, weather and...