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My Mother: Part 3 – Surviving Hurricane Hazel (With Emphasis on “Trees”!)

Hurricane Hazel was the deadliest and costliest hurricane of the 1954 Atlantic hurricane season. The storm killed as many as 1,000 people in Haiti before striking the United States near the border between North and South Carolina, as a Category … Continue reading

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A Ferry for Two…

Cars, That Is. There are two ways to get from Ophelia, Virginia to Sunnybank, Virginia: either Hacks Neck Road to US 360 (18 miles) or via State Rt 644 (2 miles). A no-brainer, you say; “down State Rt 644!” Well, … Continue reading

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Fishing on the Farm Part 1 – The One that Did not Get Away

As I have mentioned before, growing up on the farm, I was spoiled—I just did not know it. We were surrounded by water—the Chickahominy River on one side and Diascund Creek on the other, and a ten-acre pond right in … Continue reading

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Renaissance Musings Table of Contents

Note: Entries into this Contents page are being discontinued. I now realize that there are sufficient tools to search this blog and this Contents simply duplicates those tools. Additionally, there are very few indications of “hits” on this page; very … Continue reading

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