I am a child of the 60s, teen of the 70s, and a young adult of the 80s. Awhiff of this or that cologne can bring back sweet memories (even if that old bottle actually smells a bit putrid).
I’m wondering who I might see, and looking forward to some good eating, this weekend. If all is well and Mom isn’t having a bad vertigo day, we’ll be heading to Kyles Ford for the annual Willis Cemetery memorial service.
On June 12, 1937 the Legion Pool and Recreation Center wad dedicated with a keynote speech from Gov. Gordon Browning.
It’s been 15 years since Skoby’s closed. And nine since its contents were auctioned and the building demolished. But you are not alone if you still crave its food.
This week we take a look at the homecoming for the remains of Sergeant Hagan Hammond and Corporal Joseph Tribble in 1921.
Have you ever wondered where American Legion Hammond Post #3 got its name?
In a summer of 50th anniversaries, this weekend marks the one some credit with bringing the swinging Sixties to a screeching halt.
For all Mom’s friends and relatives who’ve been asking about this Mr. Leone character who answers her landline telephone, he was in town this weekend. But by the time you read this, he’ll probably be gone.
My cousin Onzie Wallen has one of the prettiest gardens I’ve ever seen. Maybe I should say “some of,” because he has multiple patches on his near-acre yard in Colonial Heights.
They’ve become my friends in adulthood, but their own friendship blossomed on the local “little” and “tiny miss” pageant circuit way back when. In this case, that’s the early 1970s.
The menu features burgers and classic American diner foods, including a daily meat and three (or two). Finding the restaurant was the best surprise on my most recent trip.
This is one of my most-requested recipes and it is especially good in spring and summer when “new” potatoes are in season.
I hope y’all will join me in supporting them by attending the show this Sunday.
We have four long-running outdoor dramas in our region or within a short drive. I say see ‘em all.
I have no Tankersley blood (that I know of), but I had a grand old time at the 26th Annual George R. Tankersley Family Reunion in Scott County, Va. last weekend.