Monthly Archives: April 2013


“Elementary, my dear Watson.” A familiar quote, but one Sherlock Holmes never actually said in any of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories! But this is about a different Holmes – Holmes Run — and an “elementary” walk with a local hiking group. The … Continue reading

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A Rowdy Tale

Here’s a wonderful story about Rowdy, a kitten who recently got a big boost up in life from the great folks at Cat’s Cradle, a nonprofit, no-kill animal rescue organization located in Harrisonburg, Virginia. March 19 Cat’s Cradle rescued Rowdy, an adorable … Continue reading

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Going out on a limb

Just the other day I was reading a story in which the housing market has apparently rebounded so well that the administration is going out on a limb, pushing banks to overlook weaker credit ratings in granting mortgages to prospective homebuyers: The … Continue reading

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