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About tommystafford

Recovering from life as TV news reporter. Owner co-publisher of Blue Ridge Life Magazine. Airplane & helicopter pilot. Weather guesser. Get fit enthusiast, dad & husband living in the beautiful Central Virginia Blue Ridge mountains!

8 Years Ago Today We Said Good-Bye To A Mid-South TV News Legend & Friend

Every year around April 4th I reflect on what to say about my dear departed friend and TV news mentor, the late Doug Viar. Doug literally dropped dead walking down the steps from his office in Jackson, Tennessee on April … Continue reading

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Two Years Later : A Fitness Journey : Fat To Fitter

Two years ago I made one of the top five most important decisions of my life. I decided to get off my ass and get fit. Not like the dozens of times I’d done and promised before, only to not … Continue reading

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Fall Begins – Well For Some – Looking Back So Far

Anyone that knows me knows I love summer. Yes, even when it’s been butt hot and humid like 2018, I love summer. The first of September signals the end of summer mentally to me. Though we have tons of hot … Continue reading

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Thursday : May 24, 2018 : Sunny & Warm : Becerra Lawncare Update

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MID-SOUTH : SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH : (EXPIRED)

Scroll for county outline URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 110 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1230 PM CDT Sun May 20 2018 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for … Continue reading

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Mid-South : Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 8 PM CDT This Evening

  Scroll down for county specific information.  URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED    Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 107    NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK    135 PM CDT Sat May 19 2018    The NWS Storm Prediction Center has … Continue reading

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Fitness Isn’t All About Running – At All!

Tuesday – February 6, 2018 Lots of folks have asked me if all I do is run to lose the weight and stay in shape. The very complete answer is, no. Not. At. All. As a matter of fact, as … Continue reading

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