Tag Archives: Fauquier County

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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The Christmas Spirit

Celebrate Christmas with Jack. A company I once worked for had an Office Christmas party one year. The party took place back in the 1970s so I am guessing the statute of limitations has expired just in case something reported … Continue reading

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The State Bank of Remington – Up Close and Personal

Photo/Courtesy of panoramio.com Remington, Virginia, my home town. After I graduated high school, my father decided that it was time for me to have a car of my own. Prior to this I only mentioned wanting to own a car … Continue reading

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The Community Action Program: Warrenton, Virginia

Photo/Courtesy of The Daily Yonder The War on Poverty began with President Lyndon Johnson’s visit to Tom Fletcher’s front porch in Martin County, Kentucky, in April 1964. I didn’t realize I grew up poor until I landed a summer job … Continue reading

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