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Reflections of Light and Color

Reflections of Light and Color

Patricia Brennan’s artistic path didn’t run straight to the beautiful stained-glass windows she has been creating for years. Along the way, she tried her hand at various forms of art. “I was interested in learning how to make something that I could make a living from,” says Brennan.

Casting a Line

Casting a Line

BARC Electric Cooperative member Rick Robbins of Lexington, Va., can’t remember a time when he failed to enjoy fishing. “There’s a photo of me fishing when I was four. I’m 76 now, so that’s 72 years of fishing,” he says.

Welding Steel into Art

Welding Steel into Art

Some students are lucky enough to land in a class taught by a truly inspiring teacher. That happened to Albert “Buck” Doughty when he enrolled at Eastern Shore Community College in Melfa, Va., and signed up for a welding class taught by Lewis Shields.

Keeping Her Eye On the Ball

Keeping Her Eye On the Ball

November/December 2021Now she's grand marshal of a parade she once watched Growing up in tiny Palmer Springs, Va., Odicci Alexander remembers how she excitedly attended Christmas parades in nearby South Hill, an annual tradition in Southside Virginia. This year will...

Where to Park It

Where to Park It

August 2021 With the dedication of Clinch River State Park in June, the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation added its 41st park to its system. While all of the parks offer a variety of activities, we’ve highlighted some specific attributes of these...