Five Ways to Go Green

Sustainability, energy conservation, wise use of natural resources, recycling, save the earth—these are all related ideas, and timely, given rapid development in much of the world and the fact of global warming. “Green design” is the latest form of the idea, especially as it relates to manufactured products and buildings. Buildings, including houses, use more […]

The Pros and Cons of Internet Banking

The Pros and Cons of Internet Banking

In the 90s during the Internet boom, it seemed like the whole world was on track to go digital and online. Americans were beginning to see the usefulness of the Internet and began to send mail, shop, and receive news and other types of media all digitally. The Internet was changing our way of life […]

The Exchange Hotel: A Haunting in Gordonsville

The Exchange Hotel: A Haunting in Gordonsville

The year is 1860 and you’re a passenger on the Virginia Central Railway, making its usual stopover in Gordonsville, where you will “exchange” your ticket for the next part of your journey. When you get off the train you see a brand new hotel with wide verandas and stately columns. Aptly named, “The Exchange Hotel” […]