Family seeks $250000 in damages after Madison Heights child's death
The estate of a Madison Heights girl is seeking damages from the owner of the car that struck and killed the child. According to court documents filed in Amherst County Circuit Court in January, the estate of Kamryn Alexis Johnson seeks $250,000 in ...
March 27, 2015
Two injured in Bedford County fire
Two people have been hospitalized with burn injuries following an early morning fire Friday in Bedford County. Bedford County Fire & Rescue arrived to a single-wide mobile home engulfed in flames at about 5:15 a.m. in the 100 block of Piney Branch Road ...
March 20, 2015
Code Fresh food truck on temporary hiatus
Jacob Taylor hands a taco salad lunch to a customer from the Code Fresh at Centra Home Health building on Fenwick Drive in Lynchburg, Va., May 14, 2014. Buy this photo. Posted: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 8:31 pm. Code Fresh food truck on temporary ...
March 18, 2015
Is Most of Our DNA Garbage?
An emerald ooze, weirdly luminous, filled my dish. I was so distracted by the . This is the lab of John Rinn, a 38-year-old former competitive snowboarder who likes to ponder biological questions on top of a skateboard, which he rides from one wall ...
March 6, 2015
Voilà! 12 chic bistros we love
With a dark-stained floor, a big gorgeous clock and antique wood beams reclaimed from an old church in Pennsylvania — plus a bar made from its former pews — you'd never guess from the interior that this French bistro is in a strip mall on Route 59 ...
March 7, 2015
Peggy Cooper Cafritz: Everything in a Big Way
With odd levels, trapezoidal rooms and minimal wall space, the space is also an unusual choice for a collector, and nothing like Ms. Cooper Cafritz's old habitat, the gabled and columned eight-bedroom estate she built in the 1980s with her ex-husband ...
January 14, 2015
Explore the Grand Canyon's quiet side
In a quest to take the road less traveled — and lured by photos of waterfalls plummeting into pools of the most luminous aqua hue — I'd signed up for one of AOA Adventures' multiday Havasupai trips. Havasu Canyon, a paradisiacal spot, sees only 20 ...
January 24, 2015
Colors thrill my soul and enrich my life. I decided to create a blog featuring a different color every day. Using my original photographs and designs I have created so many colorful products for my online store, Bebop's Place , and want to share them here. This decorative throw pillow features an adaptation of a fine art painting of a small alley in St. Croix, Virgin Islands, by the American artist, Anna Unterman. There is a red, pink and magenta bougainvillea vine over the archway as well as orange flame vines and other green shrubs and leaves. The colorful buildings are yellow, gold, blue and green.
I decided to create a blog featuring a different color every day. Using my original photographs and designs I have created so many colorful products for my online store, Bebop's Place , and want to share them here. I am hoping viewers, in discovering this blog, will enjoy and possibly purchase some of these lovely items. This lovely 2015 calendar poster features an original oil painting by Anna Unterman of a little island off the New Jersey shore. A whimsical grouping of beach houses is clustered around a central sandy courtyard with a colorful clothesline full of laundry blowing in the breeze. Each house is a different pastel color: pink, blue, white, green and brown. This seasonal fine art 2015 wall calendar presents 12 months of beautiful impressions in blue. View pond reflections, a barn in the snow, an evergreen tree bent down after a snowstorm, a man enjoying his solitude, and colorful mountain pastures. Original paintings and photography by Anna Unterman and Julie Copenhagen.
He had spent long enough trying to get it right, turning it over in his hands while scrutinizing it under the intensity of the magnifying glass propped on a mechanical arm and accompanying high intensity light, a necessity for the kind of work... This latter was the case of the fine item he was currently inspecting, a strange metallic object that had been unearthed in Göbekli Tepe and procured by its current owner through means better not discussed. Its origin a mystery, for it did not belong to the place of its discovery, the ancient mysterious city which the Turkish government had sealed off from both the public and any researchers for reasons unknown. Mook had pored over its every minuscule detail, every millimeter of craftsmanship, analyzing every little hint at what its makers may have intended and who they were by extrapolation, only to come up with the strangest of notions. It would seem that, if he was reading all the information available to him correctly, the item was of alien origin. For one, there was the composition of the metal. It was rare enough, but there was one element he did not recognize from the lab analysis date that had been provided with the object by the person who commissioned his expertise.