Author Archives: Chap

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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Sharon Bulova Calls Me Out!

It’s not every day that the Chairman of the Fairfax County Board publicly challenges me.  But I gladly accepted today. This afternoon, before several dozen witnesses, Chairman Bulova challenged me to participate in the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge,” which has … Continue reading Continue reading

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