Sunflowers & Chardonnay

Bravery and Strength

I have invited Sunnee Kidd, a local cancer survivor, to blog about the upcoming Project Athena Racing Series, which will be held Saturday, Sept. 17 on the campus of Virginia Wesleyan College. Project Athena helps women that have had breast cancer or other medical or traumatic setbacks…
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How To Have a Happy Life

Here’s a heady question to ponder. What do you think is the purpose of life? I’ll admit I haven’t considered this question much lately. I’ve been way too busy with meeting deadlines, running errands, and trying to spend quality time with the people I…
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Williamsburg End-of-Summer Deal

Wanted to share a last-minute summer bargain to the Burg for Virginia residents: Summer isn’t over yet – it’s not too late to book a value-loaded Colonial Williamsburg experience, exclusive for Virginia residents. Through August 31st, Virginia residents can book any room at any official…
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At the Starting Line

Competition is an inevitable fact of life. From playing sports to seeking a new job, we’ve all found ourselves at one time or another at the starting line, looking nervously around us to see who are rivals are. Then we measure ourselves against them,…
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The Colors of My Life

The extraordinary Picasso exhibit in Richmond, on view through May 15, takes visitors on a journey through the life of Pablo Picasso (1881-1973). The exhibition follows the trajectory of the artist’s ever-evolving vision of what constitutes art. From his early academic days, during which…
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The Magic of the Circus

What would possess a man to spend most of his life creating a miniature circus? Well, it helps that the person is Howard Tibbals, a philanthropist now in his 70s with plenty of spare time. It also helps that his wife, Janice, supports him…
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Travel With Tidewater Women

Journey Up the Shore

Journey Up the Shore

Northeast US 11-02-2019

Life’s short, so why let a hurricane get in the way of a weekend getaway? Read more

A Zulu Healing in Africa

A Zulu Healing in Africa

Europe & The World 10-01-2019

Travel writer Judie Fein discovers that there’s more to being healed than we can understand. Read more

Get Inspired in RVA

Get Inspired in RVA

Virginia Destinations 09-02-2019

Where else but Richmond can you do yoga by the river less than a mile from Downtown? Read more

Delaware's Quaint Villages

Delaware's Quaint Villages

Northeast US 08-01-2019

From blueberry picking to sunsets on the bay, let’s explore Delaware’s charming villages. Read more

Nature's Playground: Burke County

Nature's Playground: Burke County

South US 07-01-2019

If playing in the outdoors is your thing, this North Carolina destination has it all. Read more

Europe for the First Time

Europe for the First Time

Europe & The World 06-01-2019

Going to Europe for the first time? Don't miss these expert tips! Read more

Wish You Weren't Here

Wish You Weren't Here

Europe & The World 06-01-2019

Europe’s major cities are becoming engulfed by tides of camera-wielding bucket-list checkers. Read more

California Dreamin'

California Dreamin'

West US 05-01-2019

Join Peggy on a California adventure, where incredible nature and tasty wines await. Read more

Always a Party in Lafayette

Always a Party in Lafayette

South US 04-01-2019

Travel to Cajun Country and sample hot sauce, meet a gator, and dance the night away. Read more