Category Archives: reviews

Date Night/Richmond

Mark bought tickets to Jamey Johnson and we went to Richmond on Sunday afternoon. Terrible traffic, I had a fever, we missed the opening act. All-in-all an excellent evening. We had supper at a great little place I found via … Continue reading

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The Animal Communicator

Recently we had the animal communicator, Chris Stakes, come to our home and barn. First off, let me say that Chris presents herself really well. She is warm, friendly, and open.  I was surprised by how much she smiled and … Continue reading

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Reviews from Happy Hour with the Kids

In part, I feel like I’m getting ready to out an old friend and in a way, really, I am. But it needs to be said and so I’ll be the one to step up and do it… Yesterday I … Continue reading

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Eurasia Cafe and Wine Bar

Eurasia…one of the most pleasant dining experiences my husband and I have enjoyed in ages. Last night Mark and I went on a date. Once we left the awful starter restaurant Mark made it clear that he still needed food … Continue reading

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Mahi Mah’s

We had a gift card and so we went, my husband and I, to dine at the locally renowned Mahi Mah’s, oceanfront, Virginia Beach. The valets were adorable, the host staff lovely, our waitress was a doll. Then the food … Continue reading

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In Which Quicken Steals $75 and Agrees to Return It

Following is the actual ‘copied and pasted’ conversation I had with a Quicken agent because they double charged me for financial software. Do they do this to everyone and I’m the only one who cares that the financial software mavens … Continue reading

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Jamey Johnson. ‘Nuff said (well, not really)

For over a year now I’ve been trying to figure out a way to see Jamey Johnson play before he moves out of the smaller venues and into the realm of super star and super speedway shows that I will … Continue reading

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Photo Review of the Sustainable Living Fair at Norfolk’s (Much Maligned) Waterside

The very welcoming Welcome booth, generally wo-manned by Amelia of Green Alternatives. She is the perfect gal for the job with her bright smile and green energy. Activism Aboretum and Alcohol, though this was the Green Caffeine sign, the same … Continue reading

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Newton Piano, Virginia Beach, VA

Update: Today Newton did come to our home and repair the piano. The Mr. Newton who came, Joe, was incredibly personable and professional. He found the problem with the piano, fixed that and we then hired him to tune it. … Continue reading

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Consumer Dollars

My money is powerful. Not as powerful as that of someone who has a lot more of it, but powerful nonetheless. So is yours. The way we choose to spend our consumer dollars is important because with it we make … Continue reading

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