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A Good Place to Land

Do you know what the really sad part is? The really sad part is that the story you are about to read is true and the names haven’t even been changed. Remember that old saying before every Dragnet episode? “The … Continue reading

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The Strangers Among Us

Sneaking away from the house before Mom found out. One of the earliest memories I have is of my sister, Barbara, and I sneaking away from the house to visit our cousin Annie Ruth. Annie lived just down at the … Continue reading

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A Picnic to Remember

My family and I on one of our many visits to Skyline Drive, that’s me on the right While growing up, our family made picnicking on Skyline Drive, in the Shenandoah National Park, a regular pastime since before I can … Continue reading

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“The Miracle of the Corn”

My old 1961 Ford Falcon looked a lot like this one, I loved that car. Remember that Ford Falcon I told you about in the State Bank of Remington story that I posted in 2013? You do? Well, there’s another … Continue reading

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Charles N. Davis Masonry Contractors

A mason lays 4 inch cinderblock as laborers wait, ready to supply mortar nad block You couldn’t be a black male from the Piney Ridge area of Remington, VA. and NOT work for the Charles N. Davis Masonry Contractor company … Continue reading

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Just Like Hugo’s

Stan Brown with two classmates at Navy Air Traffic Control Training Center at Naval Air Station Glynco in Brunswick, GA   How in the world could I have let myself be talked into a situation like this again? There I … Continue reading

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