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Fly High. We’re Gonna Miss You Big Time Terry Martin

Kind and gentle souls are hard to find these days. I was lucky enough to find one in Terry Martin more than a decade ago. I got to know Terry over the years when I was the emcee for the … Continue reading

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I Knew This Day Would Eventually Come – Happy Trails Printed Blue Ridge Life Magazine

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford It’s amazing how fast 16 years can go by when you’re an adult, and you’re adulting. Not so much when you’re a kid and you’re waiting on the 16th birthday so you can … Continue reading

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Processing Day

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia The day the pigs leave the farm to go to the processor is always a tough one. Let’s just call it what it is. It’s the kill date. Processor just makes it sound nicer. I was … Continue reading

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Happy Trails Meteorologist David Reese!

Charlottesville, VA > Brownsville, TX If I’ve learned anything from my stint of 20 years back in the TV News business, it’s this. You’ll make a lot of great friends, but don’t get used to them hanging around too long. … Continue reading

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It’s Not The Bad Times That Get You It’s The Good Ones!

Roseland, Virginia  Years ago in the early 90s I co-hosted a daily morning cable show back in Northwest Tennessee. It was a pretty darn good quality show for its time considering it was local cable and only reached 10-15 thousand … Continue reading

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All Plumbers Go To Heaven – R.I.P. My Friend, Jim Purvis

Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford I’d seen Jim Purvis long before I knew Jim Purvis. Around 1999 when visiting Nelson Jim, or JP as I ended up knowing him, would be seated in the old Truslow’s Auto Repair and … Continue reading

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The Blue Ridge Mountains : A Place To Rest & Why It Should Stay That Way

Central Virginia Blue Ridge Roseland, Virginia By Tommy Stafford Millions of people have come to the Blue Ridge Mountains over the years to get away. They rest in the beauty and peacefulness of the lush covered peaks in the summer … Continue reading

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Tommy Stafford Of Roseland, VA Endorses Daniel Jones For Sheriff

This has been a big decision in my life. Many of you in Nelson know this. We’ve spoken in private and in small groups over the past 2 to 3 years. You have become, as I have, concerned about the … 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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Thursday : May 24, 2018 : Sunny & Warm : Becerra Lawncare Update

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