Editor's Note

A responsibility we take seriously

November 2, 2017

Your time is one of the most valuable assets you possess. It seems like there’s never enough of it, and more than enough to do in the time you do have. That’s why we take […]


Checking one off the bucket list

September 25, 2017

As you get a bit older, bucket lists seem to take on a bit more urgency. Some items may be unrealistic dreams unless you win the lottery, but others just require the right timing and […]

Editor's Note

Of sonkers, whirligigs, and a trail mix

August 14, 2017

Over the past couple of decades, the month of August changed for many Americans. Once the prime vacation month fueling the largest amount of gasoline consumption during the year, August now heralds the start of […]

Editor's Note

Remembering our fathers

June 16, 2017

Many, if not most, of us who are baby boomers were fortunate to have fathers who were members of the “Greatest Generation,” and whose life experience included World War II. Many of their fathers’ life […]

Editor's Note

What did they do when the lights went out?

May 2, 2017

We pulled into The Homestead in Hot Springs, Va., about 4:30pm in late March. Though we were greeted with the hospitality the historic resort is famous for, it was easy to see that the Great […]

Editor's Note

April is like going home again

April 4, 2017

For me, the April issue of Recreation News is a bit like going home again as we produce our annual Virginia pull-out section and the first of our two North Carolina sections for the year. […]

Editor's Note

What’s luck got to do with it?

March 6, 2017

We’ve all experienced those serendipitous moments in life when we stumbled onto the solution to a problem or “the stars aligned” to create just the right moment for something special to happen. Ask any really […]