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BIZ BIO: Double agent: Look for the ‘wow factor’ in this designer turned realtor

Today she is dressed in green and her cheerful necklace bespeaks a handful of shamrocks. Well, St. Patrick’s Day is near and pots of gold are waiting to be discovered. Julia Foard-Lynch knew at an early age that she had a flair for design. Born and raised in Culpeper, she is a graduate of Culpeper County High School. […]


CURTAIN CALLS: “Peter and the Starcatcher” – a great catch

“Everything’s got a moral if only you can find it.” So said the Duchess to Alice on her journey through Wonderland, and who am I to contradict her? Just so, “Peter and the Starcatcher” has its fair allotment of moral lessons in right behavior – but that’s not why I would recommend it. I recommend it because it is laugh-out-loud fun. […]



Photo by Ian Chini BOUNTIFUL BARBEQUE. “It is wonderful,” says Elder Fuentes who can’t say enough about the support he has received from the community since opening Uncle Elder’s over two years ago. “I can’t […]


Summertime and the camps are calling

School will be out sooner than we realize. Then for a few weeks the days open to new opportunities for your children. There is no shortage of area camps to consider whether you are looking to immerse your child in art, music, swimming, sports or perhaps learning to ride a horse. You might as well plan early to book dates, budget and then look forward to sharing your child’s experiences. […]


Fully in support of funding Sheriff Jenkin’s budgetary needs

When my family and I moved to Culpeper County eight years ago, we were pleased to find ourselves in a what seemed to be a rural paradise, with gamboling sheep and placid bovine herds. We were told that Culpeper County natives preferred to distance themselves from Northern Virginia, and resisted the advance of progress in the form of citification of the town. […]


AGEWISE: Are you too old to learn?

Recently I was with some friends and we were discussing our jobs. I said that “in my next life” I would like to pursue a degree in social work or psychology because I would love to better understand family dynamics (perhaps the topic of a future AgeWise article.) One of my friends said, “Why don’t you go back to school?” and my first reaction was, “I’m too old for that!” Another in the group chimed in, “You’re never too old to learn!” […]