Thanks to an incredible teacher.

As school in Westmoreland County ends, my favorite teacher, Trudi Ficklin?, is retiring from teaching. Mrs. Ficklin taught me home economics when it was still called home ec. When I started at W&L I knew no one, I was scared, I was lonely, I was dealing with a drinking problem that most people had no […]



My town

This was addressed to others who live in/around Colonial Beach. Our town won a $747,000 grant to help with financial and physical blight in the downtown area.  The next closest town won the same grant a year earlier and looks incredible: If you haven’t been to/through Montross recently, you need to go see it! One […]