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Christmas as a Christian

Story and Photos by Amy Falkofske “Christmas is a time of hope! Christmas is a time when we celebrate the birth of Jesus. God sent His Son, Jesus, into the world to be born. His birth brought great joy to the world. The prophets had told of His coming many years before. It is a time when we, as Christians, celebrate the fact God loved …

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Celebrating Prince William

by Rebecca Barnes As Prince William Living heads into its fifth year of publication, I couldn’t be prouder of the hard work of our team, past and present. If you have ever started a small business, you know all about sleepless nights and wondering if anyone “gets” what you are striving for. I am pleased to report that now more than ever, people do get …

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Blood Pressure—How High Is Too High?

By Christopher Leet, MD, FACC Emeritus High blood pressure, or hypertension, is one of the major risk factors for heart attack, stroke and kidney disease. But how high is too high? Blood pressure is usually expressed as the systolic (with the heartbeat) over the diastolic (in between heartbeats). A normal blood pressure is 120/80, and most physicians feel that a …

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Getting the Most from Your Laundry Room

By Vickie Williamson Custom Framer and Interior Designer If you’ve ever visited a model home, then you probably noticed the roomy, well appointed laundry room. There are some things that we can all do to achieve a more productive and appealing laundry room. To Organize Your Laundry Room: -Clean out clutter. Get rid of any unnecessary things crowding the space. …

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Should You Take a “Summer Vacation” from the Stock Market?

By Bennett Whitlock, CRPC® Private Wealth Advisor “Sell in May and go away” is an old saying among some stock investors. It means that as the weather warms up, investors and traders should pay less attention to the stock market, which some believe historically performs best between November and April. They liquidate investments in May and invest again around Halloween. …

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But Wait

By DeeDee Corbitt Sauter Several years ago, when my oldest was about 5, a friend of his was over for a playdate. Judging by the raucous laughter and the occasional piercing scream, I assessed they were having a good time. I was just one room over, feeling like a maternal James Bond as I peeked at them through the door …

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Good Shepherd Housing Foundation

Helping Prince William’s Most Vulnerable Residents  By Olivia Overman The mission of Woodbridge-based Good Shepherd Housing Foundation, a nonprofit organization that members of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church founded in 1989, is to help provide housing for Prince William’s homeless, particularly those dealing with serious mental illness. “The foundation has helped families struggling with supporting children with life-threatening diseases, … assisted …

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Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra

Making Classical Music Accessible to All Audiences By Audrey Harman With a focus on making classical music accessible to all audiences in Prince William, Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra (OBCO), based in Woodbridge, demonstrates that culture and entertainment don’t have to be mutually exclusive. “It’s crazy important to us that our concerts are accessible for everyone,” said OBCO Board President Sheyna Burt, …

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Silver Lake Regional Park

A World Away By Carla Christiano Chances are you have never heard of Silver Lake Regional Park, near Haymarket, even though it made headlines for years. When nationwide home builder Toll Brothers began developing the land adjacent to this former campground and fishing spot in 2006, it proffered (offered to give) Silver Lake to Prince William County in exchange for …

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Where to Find Water Fun in Prince William

By Kristina Schnack Kotlus There is nothing like splashing around in cool water on a hot summer day, and we have lots of options for aquatic fun in Prince William. If you need to stay indoors, as some children who are especially sun-sensitive do, check out the Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center in Manassas at 9100 Freedom Center Blvd. The …

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