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NIMBY

September 1, 2021

By Charles Houston “You’re home early,” Byne Rood said to her husband as she walked into their sunroom. “I took the afternoon off. I wanted to do some economic research.” …

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Ask Dr. Mike

August 28, 2021

By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D. Dear Dr. Mike, I have been divorced for 18 months. It wasn’t an ugly split, and my ex-husband and I share custody of the children. He…

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My Book, One Year Later

August 23, 2021

By Samuel Moore-Sobel             One year ago, I published my book, Can You See My Scars?             The timing wasn’t great. My book launch coincided with a global pandemic, rendering…

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Just like nothing (else) on earth: Tankerville Road

August 23, 2021

By Tim Jon A remote place with general seclusion, abundant wildlife, mature trees grown into twisted silhouettes, a memorable, historic place of worship, and distinctive private residences: of course I…

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Four things to know about risk

August 22, 2021

Whether you’re already investing or are just thinking about it, you should understand risk and the role it can play in a portfolio. And although it may seem simple enough…

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‘The School’

August 4, 2021

Just Like Nothing (else) on Earth By Tim Jon The Department of Historic Resources in 2017 set up a marker at this site – calling the facility we examine today,…

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Managing your child’s back to school anxiety

July 29, 2021

By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D. With the start of the school year just weeks away, so many children are beginning to look forward to returning to class.  However, the numerous uncertainties,…

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COVID-19 cases increasing in Loudoun; health officials encourage unvaccinated to seek vaccination

July 29, 2021

Health officials report that over the past month, the number of new cases of COVID-19 have increased significantly in Loudoun County, in Virginia and throughout the United States, fueled by…

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Reflections on married life

July 20, 2021

I cannot believe it has been a year. My wife and I were married on Aug. 1, 2020. It seems just like yesterday. Mask restrictions were in effect, and we…

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Retiring single: 5 complexities to consider

June 30, 2021

Being single can bring a different set of challenges to planning for retirement. These five strategies can help. If you’re planning on retiring single, you aren’t alone. Nearly 22 million…

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