Friday, March 31, 2023
Thursday, March 30, 2023
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In his poem, “Archaic Torso of Apollo,” Rainer Maria Rilke describes an encounter with a sculpture of Olympian god Apollo.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
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BRIDGEWATER — Three choirs at Bridgewater College, under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Ryan Keebaugh, will perform at 3 p.m. on Sunday,  in the Concert Hall of the Carter Center for Worship and Music, according to a press release.

Yesterday we finished up with the rest of the beef. My husband Joe, son Joseph, and sons-in-law Tim and Dustin had dressed two beefs on March 11 — that was the day we heard Aunt Lovina passed away. We waited to start on ours until we were back from Ohio. Dustin and Loretta split half of thei…

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Have there ever been times when you wanted to take a screenshot of your computer screen but were unsure how to achieve it? Maybe you want to transmit a hilarious photo to a friend or print something interesting you saw online.

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A hand-cranked printing press, miniature books, wood block prints — and, yes, messy bowls of ink—were on display in the lobby of Charlottesville’s Omni Hotel. Saturday, March 25, the Virginia Center for the Book demonstrated how digital publishing can be outdone by artists wearing aprons. I …

Monday, March 27, 2023

The Spotswood Garden Club met at the home of Alice Julias for its March meeting. The members were entertained and informed about the nature of bees from beekeeper Watt Bradshaw. He reminded us that not only are bees good for the flora and fauna, but 35% of the food we eat is dependent upon p…

Friday, March 24, 2023
Thursday, March 23, 2023
Wednesday, March 22, 2023

It is with great sadness that I share the news of my Aunt Lovina’s death. She had recently moved from Ohio to Kentucky to live with her daughter and family. She lost her second husband, Abe, two years ago and had gone back to Ohio, as they were selling his belongings. As she was walking towa…

Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Monday, March 20, 2023

Have you ever had a program lock up on your computer so that you could not do anything with it, including closing it? Many times, people will reboot their computers to resolve those types of issues. But there may be an easier way. That is done by using Task Manager. Not only can it shut down…

Spotswood High School9th Grade A Honor Roll: Sydney Amberg, Carla Argueta-Romero, Jackson Baker, Abigail Catlett, Casen Chandler, Rocky Chen, Valerie Correa, Lauren Cross, Dominic Davies, Javier De Los Santos-Rios, Anna Flory, Mina Fukumura, Caleb Furr, Aya Hama Rashid, Nabiha Iqbal, Tyson K…

Massanutten Patriots welcomes Delegate John Avoli to its March 23 meeting at Freedom Baptist Church, 141 Pleasant Hill Rd, Harrisonburg. The meeting begins at 6:30. Delegate Avoli is the Vice-chair on the education committee in the General Assembly and will be speaking on the education legis…

Friday, March 17, 2023
Thursday, March 16, 2023
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Tuesday, March 14, 2023

When Windows 11 rolled out in late 2021, I said that I would wait a while before installing it on my computers. A month or so after it came out and some of the beginning birthing pains ebbed, I did install it. However, not on my work computer since I use for almost everything. I put it on a …

Monday, March 13, 2023

Kiwanis Club of Harrisonburg held a regular luncheon meeting Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at Traditions Restaurant in Harrisonburg. President Pam Miller presided and opened the meeting with announcements. Guest attendees were officers of Pleasant View’s Aktion Club, Dennis Baugh, George Reid. The…

Friday, March 10, 2023
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Our Question of the Week is, “Pray tell, what is ‘outdated’ about obedience, respect, proper manners, and humility?”

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Q: Our 22-month-old son has developed a bad habit of spitting out bites of food. The first time it happened, I had set a cup on his tray while he was still chewing a bite of food. He removed the food from his mouth, set it on his tray, and then took a drink. I thought nothing of it; but it’s…

Wednesday, March 08, 2023
Tuesday, March 07, 2023

I know that we have all been where Tracey was when she wrote to me a few weeks ago? She wondered if there were better ways to contact a company for help, other than being stuck on hold music for an hour. You need to contact a business about a return, a question, a problem or whatever. Where …

Monday, March 06, 2023
Friday, March 03, 2023

TUESDAY, MARCH 14Disability Awareness Rally, 12:30 — 1:30 p.m., East Lawn, Rockingham County Court House, 80 Court Square. Free.

Thursday, March 02, 2023
Wednesday, March 01, 2023

We have had mild winter weather so far this month. This morning it is raining, and the mercury in the thermometer is down to 30 degrees. It’s cold enough to turn to ice. Hopefully, everyone will have safe travels if it does freeze.

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Last week I mentioned 2FA or “two-factor authentication” regarding password managers. Which can also be called “multi-factor authentication”, “two-step verification”, along with a few more. That article allowed me to receive a few emails asking for a more detailed explanation of 2FA. So, her…

Monday, February 27, 2023

The Harrisonburg Branch of the American Association of University Women attended an interesting, very informative talk Saturday, Feb. 18, by Karen Thomas, director of the Northeast Neighborhood Association. Fourty-four members and guests watched a slideshow about the history of the African-A…

Friday, February 24, 2023
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CHARLOTTESVILLE — On Presidents’ Day, we are shown portraits of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, but do we notice what they’re wearing? Though the shirts may have a few frills, we register the general impression and not the details; we see standard Founding Father garb, suitable for r…