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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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Three tips to getting back to normal after COVID-19

June 30, 2021

By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D. As a global pandemic, COVID-19 has had a profound impact on the world. To date, there have been close to 180 million total cases, and the…

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218 Wirt Street

June 30, 2021

By Tim Jon No- when I was a kid (some of my friends would say I still am, bless them), we never had a shopping mall across the street (or…

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Take the Test Already

June 30, 2021

I spent the spring preparing to take two exams. I had been thinking for a while about becoming a Project Management Professional. To do this requires passing a difficult certification…

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