Most of the time, it's parents who teach their children a thing or two, but once in a while kids can help us to get through a difficult time. That's what Shenandoah Valley veterinarian Douglass Hopkins discovered one day at her clinic.
It's hard to imagine that posing for a photograph could change a life -- uniting a Virginia man with a woman living 7,000 miles away, but that's exactly what happened when Staunton writer Carey Keefe went on vacation with her husband.
With Mother's Day on the way, many are wracking their brains -- trying to come up with just the right gift. Charlottesville author Deborah Prum doesn't really care what she gets from her kids -- but she knows there's one gift she won't be giving them.