Mesmerizing hip gyration and fluid arm movement are second nature to Julia Skinner, who, while living in Hawaii, spent many childhood hours in the obligatory hula-instruction. Julia still hulas and shares some stories.
Bear right at the mountain-sized turkey (according to an antique map). Off our coast on a French-made nautical chart, exaggeratedly large French warships dwarf and scare wimpy British ships. In his new book, Mapping Virginia: From the Age of Exploration to the Civil War, map expert Bill Wooldridge notices how we once pictured our own land and how the world-beyond once pictured Virginia.
How does one pick a bushel of tomatoes without kneeling? It depends on how they're strung up. Though he'd humbly disagree, many Harrisonburg folks think that Singers Glen farmer, Marlin Burkholder, knows all there is to know about growing tomatoes.