Author Archives: Chap

Labor Day Blues

“Out on the road today, I saw a Deadhead sticker on a Cadillac ….” Summer is now over.  Classes are starting.  The pools are closed.  They’re rolling up the sidewalks down in Virginia Beach. Tomorrow morning I’ll put three kids … Continue reading Continue reading

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I’m Not Dead, I’m in Southwest Virginia

I’ve been off the grid this week on our annual family vacation to Hungry Mother State Park in Marion, Virginia. It’s been an action-packed week with fishing, hiking and a 20-mile bike jaunt down “the Virginia Creeper Trail” from  the … Continue reading Continue reading

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Strange Doings in Austin (Prosecutors Gone Wild!)

As the Bob McDonnell trial reaches its shambolic denouement, it’s interesting to note a newly hatched parallel proceeding in Austin, Texas, where current Governor Rick Perry (R-Texas) has been indicted by a Travis County jury for “abuse of office.” In … Continue reading Continue reading

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