Tag Archives: Fauquier County

Back in the Day in Fauquier County, Virginia – 1978

The year was around 1978 and as you can already guess, “those were the good old days”. Everything was simpler then, everything was fun. We enjoyed being around friends and family. We were young and carefree. If you see someone … Continue reading

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The Whole Town’s Laughing At Me

Every time I hear that song by Teddy Pendergrass, “The Whole Town’s Laughing at Me”, it takes me back to 1975 and the weekend a Navy buddy invited me to go back with him to his hometown and spend the … Continue reading

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Fantasy: Next Time I’ll Know

When I awoke my surroundings were completely unfamiliar to me. From what I could tell I was being held in a small, dimly lit room. The room was practically empty except for a table sitting in the corner to my … Continue reading

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Providence

I was baptized in the Rappahannock River in the summer of 1961. My older siblings, I and quite a few of our friends from the ridge had turned our lives over to Christ at Providence Baptist Church in Remington, Virginia, … 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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A Herculean Task

The Amphibious Assault Ship U.S.S. Guam LPH-9 I will share a somewhat embarrassing Navy story with you. I was a third class petty officer serving aboard the USS Guam LPH-9 as an air traffic controller. We were in the southern … Continue reading

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