Did You Respect the Bird This Year?

Posted November 24th, 2011 by J.J. Newby in News

My 5-year-old daughter, infused with knowledge (and endless questions) about the journey of the Mayflower, the Pilgrims, Squanto and the Big Thanksgiving Feast from her kindergarten class has deluged me with a seemingly endless supply of drawings of turkeys.  And absolute outrage every time she sees any sign of Christmas […]

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The Lessons Joe Paterno Should Now Teach

Posted November 16th, 2011 by Aimee in News

I grew up in a small town in central Pennsylvania and was a Penn State fan for as long as I can remember. (I consciously used the past tense there.) I loved watching the games with my dad and, even better, was thrilled to have the opportunity to actually attend […]

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King Football–What Are We Telling Our Kids?

Posted November 10th, 2011 by Amie Adams in News, Politics

My teenager received a suspension last week.  It was a stupid thing.  He and his friends discovered that erasers + metal rulers + friction = burning hot rulers and then promptly burned each other with them.  Not smart.  The Fairfax County school system has a zero-tolerance policy in terms of […]

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