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A dense row of bamboo separates my apartment’s parking lot from the neighbors. On Monday morning, shimmering snow crusted the tall green shoots from top to bottom. In some places, the weight of the wet, icy snow bent the bamboo all the way over—the high leaves of the thin shoots touched the snowy pavement of the parking lot, even with the stalks’ roots still in place. When I reached up and shook the ice off one branch, it sprang back up into place. Bamboo is the fastest-growing plant on earth—some plants race upward at a dizzying rate of .000019 miles per hour. It’s resilient, too. Bamboo re-grows readily when cut, and can survive in a wide variety of climates. And it looks beautiful covered in an icy sheen. The snowstorm arrived on the first Monday of the year, making a little metaphorical pontificating irresistible to this editor. This time around, I’m inclined to skip the standard New Year’s resolution. 2021 was a long year, and I think a gentler mantra for self-betterment is warranted going in to 2022. So I’ll try to bend but not break, to keep on growing—to be like bamboo.—Ben Hitchcock

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C'ville bachelorette gone in record time “Well, That Was The Quickest Elimination In Bachelor History,” reads a Bustle headline about Salley Carson, a Charlottesville native and contestant on the reality show’s 26th season. Carson called off her wedding just weeks before appearing on the show—and on the first day of filming found that she just wasn’t ready to turn around and find love so quickly. Despite an offer to stay in the competition from bachelor Clayton Echard, Carson departed in the season’s first episode.

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A Richmond woman died in a car crash on 5th Street late on New Year’s Eve, leading local advocacy group Livable Cville to call for safety adjustments on the busy roadway. Members of LC held a press conference at the site of the crash on January 2, demanding the city reduce the speed limit from 45 to 40 and make other safety changes to the street.

The UVA hospital has reinstated limitations on visitors, citing the uptick in coronavirus cases in the region. Since January 3, visitors have not been allowed in the emergency department, outpatient facilities, the lobby, the cafeteria, or any public spaces. The hospital does make exceptions for pediatric patients and those nearing the end of life.

At Mas Tapas, muralist Chicho Lorenzo notes that the snow “made an awesome collaboration,” adding a frothy head to the beverage held up by one of the revelers in Lorenzo’s mural.

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Senator Tim Kaine's view while stuck on I-95 on Monday.

The winter storm jammed up operations all across the state. Hundreds of drivers were stranded on I-95 for as much as 19 hours beginning on Monday evening. The slowdown started when a tractor-trailed lost control, leading to a domino effect of stopped commercial vehicles, the Associated Press reports. On midday Tuesday, the Virginia Department of Transportation was still hard at work getting people off the road. “​​We are working to get traffic moving again as best we can using every available interchange between Prince William & Caroline counties,” the agency reported early on Tuesday. Senator Tim Kaine was among those stuck in his car on the blocked highway. “I started my normal 2 hour drive to DC at 1pm yesterday. 19 hours later, I’m still not near the Capitol,” he tweeted at 8:30 am on Tuesday morning. “I’m frustrated, but not in serious trouble. If you are in trouble on Virginia roads today, call @VaDOT at 1-800-FOR-ROAD.”

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“We encourage those in the hardest hit areas, including Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, Northern Virginia, and Richmond to prepare for the possibility of being without power for multiple days,” reads a Dominion statement from Monday evening. “We know you are frustrated…Crews will work throughout the night to restore service.” Many area residents spent Monday night without power, with temps dropping below 20 degrees. By the middle of the day on Tuesday, the percent of outages had decreased, but thousands locally still had no electricity access.

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Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin continues to add new names to his staff ahead of his inauguration later this month. Youngkin’s chief of staff will be Jeff Goettman, a businessman who worked in Trump’s treasury department. He also hired McGuireWoods big-shot lawyer Richard Cullen, a Republican Virginia Attorney General in the 1990s, as a counselor.

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f your power went out during Monday’s snowstorm, you weren’t alone. The storm dumped as much as a foot of snow across central Virginia, and the Virginia Department of Transportation reported that “thousands of fallen trees and downed power lines” led to widespread outages. By mid-afternoon on Monday, more than 31,000 of Dominion Energy’s 46,000 Albemarle County customers were without power, according to outage aggregator Power­Outage.US. In the city, 13,000 out of 24,000 households lost electricity.


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Second chance Formerly incarcerated man advocates for prison reform…on TikTok By Brielle Entzminger reporter@c-ville.com

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ost of us associate TikTok with teenagers doing goofy dances. Charlottesville native Jesse Crosson, though, is using the platform to talk about something far more meaningful—criminal justice reform. Over the past year, Virginia has passed major legislation, like abolishing the death penalty and legalizing marijuana. Crosson, who was released in 2021 after nearly two decades of incarceration, is among the activists and organizers advocating for more critical reforms in the Old Dominion. In 2002, struggling with substance abuse, Crosson was convicted of robbery and unlawful wounding in Albemarle County. Just days after his 18th birthday, he was sentenced to 32 years in prison—twice the maximum of sentencing guidelines. While recovering from substance abuse, Crosson had a radical shift in perspective. “My transformation was from having a self-centered view of the world, to recognizing my connection with, obligation to, and the benefits I receive from others,” he says. Throughout his years in prison, Crosson led a variety of programs, including GED tutoring, mental health support, and yoga. He also became a licensed electrician, and a mentor for other incarcerated men. After 15 years of studying, he earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Ohio University in 2018. In 2019, Crosson decided to petition for clemency. To his surprise, he received an outpouring of support from friends and family, as well as the general public. He met with multiple state leaders about his fight for clemency, and did interviews with the media. On August 16, 2021, Crosson got the news he had been waiting nearly two decades to hear: Governor Ralph Northam granted him a conditional pardon, based on the excessiveness of his sentence, his age at the time of the crime, and his accomplishments.

Jesse Crosson is out of prison after 19 years, and ready to talk about his experiences.

“I went to a knee and started sobbing. I just lost my mind,” he says. “It went from zero to you’re getting out of prison today.” Adjusting to life as a free man has been “really amazing,” says Crosson. Though he’s had some “really stressful times and difficult things happen,” he’s received an overwhelming amount of support—not a given for people coming out of prison, he emphasizes. “I was really fortunate to have a place to stay, be able to get a job, and have transportation,” he says. “This is not something people should use for like toxic positivity to say, ‘everybody else can just pull themselves up by their bootstraps’ because that’s bullshit.” Shortly after his release, Crosson created a TikTok account, @second_chancer, to share his experiences in prison, as well as advocate for criminal justice reforms. The

account has since gained more than 500,000 followers, and features videos of Crosson casually recalling stories about the people he met and his process readjusting to the outside world. Incarcerated people should have “the tools they need to succeed,” including emotional regulation skills, job training, and technological literacy, he says. He also hopes to see more support for victims of crimes, and changes to sentencing laws. “You’ll have guys who get a five-year sentence, who are far worse when they get finished with that sentence, and are guaranteed to reoffend,” he says. “[Then] you have guys who get 50 years who after 10 years…have really turned their life around and are ready to reenter society but don’t have that opportunity.” He says he’s received a wide range of responses to his TikTok, including positive

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comments that have made him “question and look at myself... I’ve also had some amazing exchanges with victims of crimes that were similar to mine. We’ve talked about our experiences, and it’s been really powerful and healing for both of us.” Last month, he worked with a public defender on TikTok to collect clothes, food, and other necessities for people recently released from prison. “It’s really encouraging that there is a capacity for some kind of action with this—it’s not just people sitting behind their keyboards talking about things,” he says. On social media, Crosson has also discussed his relationship with local journalist (and former C-VILLE editor) Courteney Stuart, who did a story about his fight for clemency for CBS19 in 2019. Stuart later came to Crosson for advice about a personal issue, and began talking with him on the phone regularly. They soon became close friends—and eventually fell in love. “We developed this amazing relationship without ever having stepped foot in the same room together,” says Crosson. “It’s been the healthiest and most gratifying relationship of my life.” With Stuart, Crosson started the Pri-Zen podcast, which discusses a variety of issues within the criminal justice system. He is also working on a book proposal, and networking with local and state leaders to “find a way forward.” Crosson says he would like to go to grad school to become a licensed counselor or psychologist, and has also considered starting a nonprofit that provides reentry services. From his advocacy work, Crosson ultimately hopes that people will learn to “humanize everyone” and recognize that people are not “irredeemable.” “There’s a failure to understand that we are not simple, rational creatures,” he says. “The vast majority of crimes that I saw committed were committed…as a result of trauma and really difficult circumstances.”

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districts that lean Republican. The new map has six districts that favor Dems, one toss-up, and three that favor Republicans. (Currently, Democrats control seven of Virginia’s 11 districts.) The reshuffling has impacts in the state chambers, too—under the new maps, longtime Charlottesville and Albemarle state senator Creigh Deeds no longer lives in the district he currently represents. Deeds, however, says he plans to move out of Bath County and into the Charlottesville area so he can run for re-election. At the House of Delegates level, four different delegates currently represent portions of Albemarle. Under the new map, that’s down to just two.—Ben Hitchcock


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Milling it over Preserving the last visible trace of Shadwell By Carol Diggs

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A small crew of stonemasons is currently working on the only visible remnants of Thomas Jefferson’ birthplace: a large grist mill constructed at the Shadwell plantation in 1807.

“This site is the last part that’s above ground of the extensive operations [at Shadwell].” GARDINER HALLOCK, THOMAS JEFFERSON FOUNDATION

random hikers who might feel like climbing the 200-year-old walls: “STOP. THINK. Have you been trained on scaffolding usage?” Pre-pandemic, Monticello offered tours of the Shadwell property, led by Wheeler, about once a year. Whether those tours will resume is uncertain. But Hallock is excited about using the mill to help show another side of life in central Virginia during the Jefferson era. “This site is the last part that’s above ground of the extensive operations [at Shadwell]—two mills, a miller’s house,” he notes. “The local economy processed its grain there. In the 1830s, there was a cotton mill with about 100 employees a little upriver.” Over time, the complex also included a barrel-making shop operated by Jefferson’s enslaved coopers, a sawmill, several stores, and houses. Then, as always, things changed. In the late 1700s, farmers had shifted from tobacco to wheat (thus the need for mills), but, within a few decades, wheat gave way to apples as the area’s major crop. The railroads made the waterways less important to commerce; the cotton factory burned down in 1851; and gradually the Shadwell “town center” disappeared, leaving only a haphazard stack of stones behind.

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This illustration depicts the mill in its heyday.

charge is not reconstruction—just stabilizing the structure to prevent further collapse. Over the years, interpretive work at Shadwell has revealed important details about life in 18th and 19th century Albemarle. Archaeologists have uncovered Native American artifacts on the site, too. “When Peter Jefferson moved here, this was still the frontier, with Native American groups traveling between their homeland, and Williamsburg, the capital of Virginia,” says Monticello research archaeologist Derek Wheeler in a Monticello-produced video about the site. What’s brought activity back to Shadwell is plans to extend the Old Mills Trail, which runs along the Rivanna from Darden Towe Park past Woolen Mills, southward to connect with the proposed network of trails running from the Chesapeake to the Shenandoah Valley. The route being discussed would use the railroad right-of-way going right past the mill site—which presents both opportunities and challenges. “We are working with Albemarle County on easements [for the proposed trail],” says Gardiner Hallock, vice president for architecture, collections, and facilities for the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, owner of about half of the original Shadwell property. With increased public traffic, Hallock says there are plans to install interpretive signs explaining the mill’s history and its function in the economy of Jefferson’s time. But more people walking by the site also means “we had to stabilize it now, before any more is lost—and keep it safe,” Hallock explains. Along with signage, there will be fencing to keep wanderers out of the ruins. On the current worksite, a large sign warns

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the walls and repoint the stone layers that are still standing. Their firm, Dominion Traditional Building Group, specializes in masonry reconstruction of historic buildings using historical methods. The company has worked on the Monticello Mountaintop Project, James Madison’s Montpelier, St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Roanoke, and other historic sites around the Mid-Atlantic. Mike Ondrick, one of the company’s founders (and head of the Shadwell crew), has worked on more than 1,800 structures in his 30-plus years as a master stonemason. But on this project, the

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iving here, in the shadow of Monticello, you’ve likely heard of Shadwell, the birthplace of Thomas Jefferson. There’s even an historic marker for it, along 250 East, south of Pantops. But next to the marker, all there is to see is rolling pasture and a herd of not-very-historiclooking Black Angus cattle. Two hundred and sixty years ago, that pasture was part of the Shadwell plantation owned by Peter Jefferson (and sub­ sequently by his son Thomas). The property also included a riverside commercial and industrial center that was active until the mid-19th century, when the area reverted back to farmland. In the last few months, though, Shadwell has been a busy place again: A small crew of dedicated stonemasons have been at work, securing a little piece of the area’s past. These masons are working on the only visible remnants of Jefferson’s ownership of Shadwell: the large grist mill constructed there in 1807, used to grind wheat grown on the area’s plantations so that the grain could be sold. Nothing survives of the building where Jefferson was born in 1743, though in 1991, archaeologists uncovered a cellar foundation that they believe shows the outline of the house. For the most part, the woods have reclaimed the site along the Rivanna’s banks, but the mill’s footprint—about the size of half a basketball court—is still clearly visible, along with parts of the foundation and one corner of the building that’s almost two stories high. Right now, that corner is protected by scaffolding draped with plastic sheeting and surrounded with wheelbarrows and buckets for building supplies. A crew of four is carefully using custom-made mortar based on formulas used in the 19th century to secure


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“We enjoyed cocktails, bottles of wine, great snacks prepared by none other than the great Vincent Durquenne, and had pasta from Luce delivered and served to us. I look forward to going back again and again…and again.” While we saw a big return to traditional dining in restaurants, alternative options were also trending. “I think that 2021 saw a significant resurgence of country stores and food trucks; places like Greenwood Grocery in Greenwood, and Polly’s Folly in North Garden,” says chef Ian Redshaw. “Food trucks like Basan (which will be turning into a brick and

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ew Year’s resolutions be damned: Charlottesville is full of food you can’t resist. We decided to kick the year off by asking some of the city’s favorite chefs what they love to eat. As their answers show, the local food scene has plenty of options for anyone looking to start the year off on a healthy foot, and also loads of gut-busting indulgences for those of us who have already given up. “My favorite meal from [last] year had to be the yucca fries and chorizo gravy riff on poutine by chef Phillip Gerringer at Passiflora,” says Hunter Smith, president and head brewer at Champion Brewing Company. The dish has “so many different sources of flavor, it really blew my hair back,” Smith says of the dish cooked up at his group’s downtown Mediterranean spot. Smith, like everyone C-VILLE talked to, had difficulty narrowing it down to just one meal. “Outside of our group, the basil chicken dish from Chimm Street is out of this world,” he says. “Dairy Market in general has been a pandemic lifesaver, with lots of great options that satisfy the four very different palates of my nuclear family, but the spice level is just right with fresh basil flavor that goes on forever.” Angelo Vangelopoulos, owner and head chef at The Ivy Inn, says a new wine bar on the Downtown Mall is bound to make him a regular. “My family and I had a great time at Crush Pad wine bar a few weeks back,” he says.

Rachel Pennington, The Pie Chest owner/baker, says she keeps coming back to North Downtown sandwich shop KITCHENette. “Gabe Garcia and Morgan Hurt have the most creative and delicious sandwiches in town,” she says. Her go-to at KITCHEN­ ette is The Angry Bird, which “comes with my favorite juicy chicken thigh, herb aioli, greens, cheddar, and jalapeños. I’ve not had one bad sandwich from KITCHENette—you seriously can’t go wrong.” Travis Burgess, of Luce, Bizou, and Bang!, says his favorite “weekly treat” is the lunch counter at Petite MarieBette. “Their sandwiches are so delicious and constantly amazing. The turkey sandwich toasted so perfectly and topped with tahini dressing is out of this world.” “The kale Caesar from Plenty was one of my favorite meals in 2021,” says baker (and C-VILLE contributor) Chris Martin. “Della Bennett is a dressing and sauce master, using acid and salinity to create one of the best Caesar salads I’ve had.” Take a moment to reflect on a favorite recent meal. What made it special? Was it the delicate subtlety of the flavors? Was it the people you finally reunited with after nearly two years apart? Or was it simply something you treated yourself to after a long day at work? This year will be another filled with uncertainty, but in Charlottesville, one thing is guaranteed: There’s great stuff to eat. Share your thoughts with us on Facebook and Twitter @cville_weekly.


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out live rendition of “Don’t Call Me Alcoholic,” in which the audience joins in. Miura sold the business in 2004 and returned to Japan, and that marked the end of an era in Charlottesville music. A scattering of shows continued over the next few years; punk locals such as Worn in Red and The 40 Boys performed at Tokyo Rose irregularly through 2007. However, the basement had been re-done with white tile and disco balls, and the bright and clean aesthetic was not quite the same as the dim dungeon it had once been. Bands played in front of projectors showing Korean-language karaoke video footage, as if to highlight the disorienting discrepancy. The music was fun, but the feeling wasn’t the same as it had been in the original space—that crucial cornerstone of the music community, which, along with WTJU and venues ranging from Trax to the Pudhaus, helped pave the way for concerts at the Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar, The Bridge PAI, and venues ranging from the vast Satellite Ballroom to the tiny living room of the recently vacated Magnolia House.

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efore social media, finding other spooky folks wasn’t easy,” recalls Bill Hunt. Then he discovered the goth scene at Charlottesville sushi spot Tokyo Rose. “Descending into that dark basement, I was amazed to see dozens of strangers clad all in black. It was the first time in my life that I was in a room surrounded by people who dressed like me, listened to the same music as me, watched the same movies as me.” In the 1980s and 1990s, sushi chef Atsushi Miura allowed the Ivy Road restaurant’s underground basement to operate as a small music club. Miura hosted (and performed at) folk and indie-rock concerts as well as weekly goth nights that became a cornerstone of Charlottesville’s music culture for decades. A subsequent iteration of the restaurant, operated since 2004 by Helen Yan, who passed away in June, closed in late 2021. “Finding space for smaller, non-mainstream bands to play was difficult,” says Hunt, who became a DJ and bartender at Tokyo Rose. “In a given week I would find myself heading to the Rose sometimes four nights in a row, catching some sad acoustic sets at Shut Up and Listen, some high-energy punk rock, a hip-hop DJ set, and finally The Dawning on Saturday.” According to WTJU DJs Dominic DeVito and Davis Salisbury, visits to Tokyo Rose were crucial in their respective decisions to move to Charlottesville. Tokyo Rose’s basement stage featured local folk singers Shannon Worrell and Lauren Hoffman, short-lived punk bands Gulf Coast Army and The Union of a Man and a Woman, and obscure underground noisemakers Last Days of May and Grand Banks, who shared a bill with nationally touring acts. Among them were Smog, Sleater-Kinney, Cat Power, Olivia Tremor Control, Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel, Sparklehorse, the Dismemberment Plan, the Mountain Goats, Calvin Johnston, Dave Pajo (as Aerial M), Juliana Hatfield, Superchunk,

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Godspeed You Black Emperor!, Low, Palace Music, Helium, the Make-Up, Trans Am, Borbetomagus, the Microphones, Danielson Family, Stars of the Lid, and Animal Collective—all would go on to play much larger stages in later years, if they hadn’t already. One memorable visit by New York art-rockers Oneida saw the semi-regulars open their set with an endurance-testing, high-energy 25-minute rendition of their aggressively monotonous one-chord one-syllable song “Sheets of Easter.” Darius Van Arman, who was responsible for booking many of these early concerts, went on to form Jagjaguwar Records, today home to acts like Bon Iver, Sharon Van Etten, and Angel Olsen. Although it’s been decades since Van Arman lived in Charlottesville, he recently reminisced on social media about the venue’s importance to the label’s early years. Jagjaguwar’s recently released 25th-anniversary compilation is bookended by performances by none other than Tokyo Rose’s restaurateur and sushi chef Miura himself. An uncommonly taciturn man, Miura, whose stern-but-sarcastic deadpan disposition was amplified by a shaky command of the English language, slowly became a reluctant regular performer at Tokyo Rose. After sitting in as a guest on the acoustic series Shut Up and Listen, Miura revealed a new side of his personality onstage with a guitar and a kazoo, singing bold and memorable songs that were both earnest and playful. His “I Hate Charlottesville” (chorus: “too boring”) quickly became a popular local anti-anthem. In the final years of his tenure at Tokyo Rose, Miura recorded two albums—one solo, featuring what are reportedly his translations of Japanese songs (“Pooky” is a favorite), which never saw release once he learned about publishing rights (mp3s circulated under the title Live at Tokyo Rose, though it appears to be a demo-quality home studio recording, devoid of crowd noise or banter); and a proper full-length,

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Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): At a pivotal moment in his evolution, Aquarian playwright Anton Chekhov swore an oath to himself. I’ll tell you about it here because I hope it will inspire you to make a comparable vow to yourself about how you’ll live your life in 2022. Author Robert Greene is the source of the quote. He says that Chekhov promised himself he would engage in “no more bowing and apologizing to people; no more complaining and blaming; no more disorderly living and wasting time. The answer to everything was work and love, work and love. He had to spread this message to his family and save them. He had to share it with humanity through his stories and plays.”

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): Here’s what Piscean author Anaïs Nin wrote in one of her diaries: “When I first faced pain, I was shattered. When I first met failure, defeat, denial, loss, death, I died. Not today. I believe in my power, in my magic, and I do not die. I survive, I love, live, continue.” According to my analysis of the astrological omens, Pisces, you could claim her triumphant declaration as your own in 2022, with special emphasis on this: “I believe in my power, in my magic. I survive, I love, live, continue.” This will be a golden age, a time when you harvest the fruits of many years of labor.

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Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Capricorn-born Muhammad Ali was far more than a superb professional boxer. He was an activist, entertainer, and philanthropist who gathered much wisdom in his 74 years. I’ve chosen one of his quotes to be your guide in the coming months. I hope it will motivate you to rigorously manage the sometimes pesky and demanding details that will ultimately enable you to score a big victory. “It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you down,” Ali said. “It’s the pebble in your shoe.” lowing advice from The Laws of Human Nature, a book by motivational author Robert Greene. He writes, “In ancient times, many great leaders felt that they were descended from gods and part divine. Such self-belief would translate into high levels of confidence that others would feed off and recognize. It became a self-fulfilling prophecy. You do not need to indulge in such grandiose thoughts, but feeling that you are destined for something great or important will give you a degree of resilience when people oppose or resist you. You will not internalize the doubts that come from such moments. You will have an enterprising spirit. You will continually try new things, even taking risks, confident in your ability to bounce back from failures and feeling destined to succeed.”

Cancer (June 21-July 22): I would love to unabashedly encourage you to travel widely and explore wildly in 2022. I would rejoice if I could brazenly authorize you to escape your comfort zone and wander in the frontiers. It’s not often the planetary omens offer us Cancerians such an unambiguous mandate to engage in exhilarating adventures and intelligent risks. There’s only one problem: that annoying inconvenience known as the pandemic. We really do have to exercise caution in our pursuit of expansive encounters. Luckily, you now have extra ingenuity about the project of staying safe as you enlarge your world.

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(April 20-May 20): Fifty-five percent of the people who live in Toronto speak primarily English or French. But for the other 45 percent, their mother tongue is a different language, including Portuguese, Tagalog, Italian, Tamil, Spanish, Cantonese, and Mandarin. I wish you could spend some time there in the coming months. In my astrological opinion, you would benefit from being exposed to maximum cultural diversity. You would thrive by being around a broad spectrum of influences from multiple backgrounds. If you can’t manage a trip to Toronto or another richly diverse place, do your best to approximate the same experience. Give yourself the gift of splendorous variety.

(July 23-Aug. 22): I suspect that your life in 2022 might feature themes beloved by Leo author Emily Brontë. “No coward soul is mine,” she wrote, “No trembler in the world’s storm-troubled sphere.” I suggest making that one of your mottoes. And here’s another guiding inspiration from Emily, via one of her poems: “I’ll walk where my own nature would be leading: / It vexes me to choose another guide: / Where the grey flocks in ferny glens are feeding; / Where the wild wind blows on the mountain-side.”

Gemini (May 21–June 20): One of your primary meditations throughout 2022 should be the fol-

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): What reversals and turnabouts would you like to experience in 2022, Virgo? Which situations would you like to transform dramatically? Are there imbalances of power you would like to rectify? Contradictions you’d love to dissolve? Mis-

placed priorities you could correct? All these things are possible in the coming months if you are creative and resourceful enough. With your dynamic efforts, the last could be first, the low could be high, and the weak could become strong.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): “Everything good I’ve ever gotten in my life, I only got because I gave something else up,” wrote author Elizabeth Gilbert. That has often been true for me. For example, if I hadn’t given up my beloved music career, I wouldn’t have had the time and energy to become a skillful astrology writer with a big audience. What about you, Libra? In my reckoning, Gilbert’s observation should be a major theme for you in 2022.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Author C. S. Lewis wrote that we don’t simply want to behold beauty. We “want to be united with the beauty we see, to pass into it, to receive it into ourselves, to bathe in it, to become part of it.” If there were ever a time when you could get abundant tastes of that extravagant pleasure, Scorpio, it would be in the coming months. If you make it a goal, if you set an intention, you may enjoy more deep mergers and delightful interactions with more beauty than you have had since 2010.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Sagittarian singer-songwriter Tom Waits began his career in 1969. He achieved modest success during the next 11 years. But his career headed in an even more successful direction after he met Kathleen Brennan, who became his wife and collaborator. In a 1988 interview, Waits said, “She’s got the whole dark forest living inside of her. She pushes me into areas I would not go, and I’d say that a lot of the things I’m trying to do now, she’s encouraged.” In 2022, Sagittarius, I’ll invite you to go looking for the deep dark forest within yourself. I’m sure it’s in there somewhere. If you explore it with luxuriant curiosity, it will ultimately inspire you to generate unprecedented breakthroughs. Yes, it might sometimes be spooky—but in ways that ultimately prove lucky. Expanded weekly audio horoscopes and daily text message horoscopes: Real Astrology.com, (877) 873-4888

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This charming, spacious 4 bedroom home is privately situated in a picturesque setting on 4.5 acres just minutes west of Charlottesville. The main level has living room with fireplace, dining room, kitchen opening into large multi-use family room with fireplace, master suite with sitting area and attached 2-car garage. Upstairs has a second master and 2 additional bedrooms. Lower level has home office, half bath and flexible space. Convenient to University of Virginia. MLS#625007 $1,195,000 Charlotte Dammann, 434.981.1250 Andrew Middleditch, 434.981.1410

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Delightful combination of wood and pastureland with a spectacular bluff for a building site overlooking the James River in southern Albemarle County. Property is under easement with the Virginia Outdoors Foundation. MLS#569753 $745,000 Steve McLean, 434.981.1863

MADISON

Over 560 acres of wooded land on Thoroughfare Mountain in Madison County. Three contiguous parcels, completely private, with endless possibilities. Hunt, ride ATVs, camp, build a weekend retreat or a permanent residence in total serenity. MLS#621697 $2,685,000 Steve McLean, 434.981.1863

WOODFIELD

Rare opportunity to purchase an architecturallydesigned, gracious 3,530 square foot residence with 4 bedrooms and 3 baths on a secluded 4.59 acres in the heart of Garth and Owensville Road yet close to all Charlottesville/UVA amenities. MLS#623814 $949,000 Robert Mellen, 434.996.7386

GREENFIELDS FARM

Impressive 763-acre country estate approximately 25 miles south of Charlottesville. The property showcases a stately southern residence, built circa 1904, extensive equestrian facilities, recreation opportunities, creeks and a pond. MLS#623792 $6,295,000 Steve McLean, 434.981.1863

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Newly renovated and move-in ready country home with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths on 5+ acres in a private, peaceful and relaxing setting just 20 miles from Charlottesville, and a quick 5 miles from the Town of Scottsville. Residence has plenty of natural light, hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, new roof, full unfinished basement, 2-car garage and more! Lot is a nice balance of open, rolling land and woods with many opportunities. One not to miss!! MLS#625017 $399,000 Will Faulconer, 434.987.9455

GALLISON HALL

Beautifully sited amidst 43 acres of expansive lawns and gardens stands this extraordinary, 1931-1933 Georgian Revival-style residence. Tranquil, private setting with magnificent Blue Ridge Mountain views, 3 miles west of town. MLS#617686 $8,450,000 Steve McLean, 434.981.1863

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BLOOMFIELD FARM

29 acres fronting Blenheim Rd. a small agricultural and residential subdivision with CCR’s, but NO HOA. 2 buildable lots,with an historic red barn and silo,and 8-stall stable. Driveway in place, underground power, well and water, and several building spots with mountain views. MLS#624834 $495,000 Jim Faulconer, 434.981.0076

RAGGED MOUNTAIN

4.32 acres, half open, with gently rolling, cleared homesite on a high plateau with lovely pastoral and mountain views. Situated in Ivy Valley, just off I-64 west of Charlottesville, less than 10 miles to the University of Virginia. MLS#622663 $465,000 Jim Faulconer, 434.981.0076

EMERALD RIDGE

Spectacular 22-acre lot in Western Albemarle! Wooded, wonderfully private and offers the ideal location for an elevated building site with the potential for big year-round views. Western schools! MLS#621504 $295,000 Steve McLean, 434.981.1863

COMMONWEALTH DRIVE

1-story, 2,147 sf. commercial office building at corner of Westfield Road just off Rt. 29S. Zoned Commercial Office (CO) use includes administrative and business offices, medical, dental and more. CVCMLS#30317750 $799,000 Mark Mascotte, 434. 825.8610

RAGGED MOUNTAIN FARM

Two wonderful estate parcels comprised of 185.01± acres in coveted Ragged Mountain Farm. Excellent elevated building site, complete privacy, and beautiful views. Murray/Henley/Western school district. MLS#621083 $1,895,000 Steve McLean, 434.981.1863

BLANDEMAR FARM ESTATES

25.4 acres with varying topography and amazing rock outcroppings. Unique design opportunities to create a stunning residence with magnificent views. Convenient to Charlottesville and the University of Virginia. Fiber optic available. MLS#593358 $554,000 Charlotte Dammann, 434.981.1250

SUNNYSIDE

Remarkably large parcel located convenient to Charlottesville and UVA. Exceptional Blue Ridge views, charming farm house (in need of restoration). Under VOF easement but with divisions into already predetermined parcels. MLS#585228 $4,400,000 Steve McLean, 434.981.1863

SIMMONS GAP ROAD

5-acre lot with mature hardwoods. Great opportunity to build with no HOA. Private building site amongst beautiful woods. Located between Free Union and Earlysville but so convenient to Charlottesville & UVA. MLS#621177 $140,000 Charlotte Dammann, 434.981.1250

MURPHY’S CREEK FARM

Wonderful gently rolling parcel of land with just under 26 acres, 18 miles south of Charlottesville. The land is wooded (mostly hardwoods) with an elevated building site, stream/creek, total privacy, and long road frontage. MLS#619394 $285,000 Steve McLean, 434.981.1863

WESLEY CHAPEL ROAD

Nice, mostly wooded residential building lot in Meriwether Lewis School District! Great privacy, 1.72± acres, beautiful rural setting in an area of large farm and estate properties. Located approximately 15 miles NW of Charlottesville. MLS#613685 $125,000 Steve McLean, 434.981.1863

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EDNAM FOREST

Wonderfully large 1.5+ acre building lot in Ednam Forest. Build your dream home on this elevated, wooded lot located in a single family community, minutes from UVA and within walking distance to Boar’s Head Resort. MLS#598537 $289,500 Steve McLean, 434.981.1863

MEADOWBROOK HILLS

Lovely 3-bedrooms, 3-baths, circa 1958 brick home located in one of the City’s most desirable neighborhoods- convenient to all that Charlottesville has to offer! Walkable to Barracks Road & UVA, and just a short drive from Downtown. MLS#622783 $598,000 Will Faulconer, 434.987.9455

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The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® (CAAR) announced the installation of 2022 President Pam Dent during a hybrid in-person/virtual ceremony on Thursday, December 9, 2021, at the Hillsdale Conference Center. Dent is a REALTOR® with Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc. She has been an active member in the Association since 2006— volunteering on various master groups, committees, and councils since 2009. In addition, she has been a REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) Major Investor since 2017. Before her real estate career, Dent trained and sold horses. In addition to Dent’s installation, the following Officers and Directors were also installed: Officers President-Elect, S. Lisa Herndon, Keller Williams Alliance Charlottesville Treasurer, Anne Burroughs, Nest Realty Group Immediate Past President, Quinton Beckham, Keller Williams Alliance Charlottesville

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Directors Rives Bailey, Montague Miller & Co. – Westfield Ginger Slavic, Long & Foster – Old Ivy Keith Davis, Nest Realty Group

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Unique, contemporary trilevel home. Set on 2 acres with beautiful trees and mature landscaping. Home features; 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, dining room, 3 Trex decks, paved driveway and a 500 sq. ft. carport. No HOA!

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As part of the installation program, Immediate Past President Quinton Beckham announced the recipients of the prestigious President’s Award. This award is given to members who’ve made significant contributions to the Association’s success in the past year. The recipients (see below, left to right) included Rachel Burns, RE/MAX Realty Specialists – Charlottesville; Keith Davis, Nest Realty Group; and Pat Widhalm, Real Estate III – North. The installation event was sponsored by Virginia Housing, Farm Credit of the Virginias, and The Real Estate Weekly. About CAAR – The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® serves more than 1,300 real estate professionals and affiliate members throughout the City of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson. Widely recognized as the leading voice for real estate in Central Virginia since 1925, CAAR members bring professionalism and high ethical standards to every business transaction. The Association advocates for the protection of private property rights and provides tools and technology for members to achieve expertise in serving the needs of customers and clients. The CAAR membership is committed to enriching the region’s neighborhoods by engaging in a variety of educational programs as well as community service events each year. NOTE: The term REALTOR® is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.


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Winter Sports Resorts: & Wintergreen Massanutten

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resh air and wide-open spaces are just what the doctor is ordering right now, as we begin the new year a little wary and maybe a little cranky. Not another annus horribilis (horrible year) for us in 2022, if you please. We want an annus can-do-is, an annus can-cope-is, an annus with the good cheer, high spirits, wellbeing, and exhilaration that come from, say . . . vigorous exercise on a beautiful mountain. Here in Central Virginia we have the perfect spots to breathe in the fresh air, shake out the cobwebs, and kick out the jams. What we have are two lovely Blue Ridge Mountain resorts: Wintergreen in Nelson County and Massanutten in Rockingham County. Play there, relax there, even live there if you want. Come on up. Take a look and see.

Wintergreen Located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway, Wintergreen is just an hour’s drive from Charlottesville—perhaps a little faster or slower depending on whether you’re driving up the mountain or driving down to go home!

“The breadth of recreational opportunities at Wintergreen make it one of the most varied and complete resorts in the country,” says recently retired General Manager Rod Kessler, who helped to make it that way. The state-of-the-art computerized snow system, the only fully automated system on the East Coast, covers all of Wintergreen’s slopes, guaranteeing that every day is a snow day, all season long.

All told, the 11,000-acre resort boasts 130 slide-able acres with 24 ski and snowboard slopes and trails, two terrain parks, the state’s largest tubing park, and a snow park for young’uns.

How They Get All That Snow The sophisticated, computerized snowmaking system that keeps Wintergreen white was installed during the winter of 2002-2003 and has been fre-

quently upgraded since. This complex system makes double the snow in half the time as its predecessor, using some 40,000 linear feet of pipeline, allowing it to pump 11 million gallons of water through its more than 400 snow guns in a mere two days if need be. All this muscle—stat geeks, check the website for more—gives Wintergreen’s hills a uniform depth and consistency of snow from the top of the slopes to the bottom. The system also allows the resort to recover more quickly from rain or unseasonably warm weather, making for an extended snow sports season. Depending on Mother Nature’s own whims, Wintergreen makes snow from November into March, and even as late as early April. No wonder that experienced winter sports enthusiasts rave.

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Year-Round Mountain Resort Home

Dramatic Custom built home in Virginias 4-season village resort, Massanutten Village. Summertime privacy, winter views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Soaring windows light the massive dining area,vaulted ceilings and warm pine flooring throughout most of the main level. 4-bedrooms 2.5 baths, master suite on the main level. Plumbed for additional baths and 2-3 more bedrooms. $699,000 call/text Jeff Konstant 540-908-1877 or 540-289-6335 online www.MassanuttenRealty.com #623417

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is more challenging yet, and 12 percent is for experts only. The Cliffhanger, a double-black-diamond expert hill, and Outer Limits, a 2,000-foot single-black-diamond, will challenge the best skiers. Eagles Swoop and Tyro are suited for intermediate skiers, and Upper & Lower Dobie are for beginners. Wintergreen’s Terrain Park is the place to hone freestyle skills on a progression of features designed to accommodate a variety of skill levels. On any given day the park might feature tabletops and fun boxes, spines and hips, straight, rainbow, and s-rails, battleships and down-kinks. Frequent changes to the layout of its more than 40 features keep it challenging even for daredevils. A dedicated lift takes users back up the slope fast—though not as fast as they went down! Virginia’s largest tubing park, the Plunge, runs down on a hill longer than three football fields. Tubing fans (ages 6 and up, and at least 42 inches tall) zoom down this “Scream Machine” at speeds up to 30 mph, then take a conveyor lift back up and do it again. Slide, glide and spin fans like the 45x90 foot Shamokin Ice Rink, located in the heart of the mountain village, just off the Blue Ridge Terrace. Refrigerated by a 125-ton chiller, it accommodates up to 60 people at a time. Skiers and snowboarders alike can perfect their jumps and challenge themselves and fellow competitors on Wintergreen’s rail jams and slopestyle courses. Rail jams are jib contests in which skiers and

snowboarders do their tricks on rails, boxes, pipes, towers, wall rides, etc. Rail jams usually have three feature choices for riders to hit on a run. Every rider gets as many runs as time allows. Wintergreen changes the features in its sports parks—rails, different boxes, change jumps, etc.—every week or two throughout the year to keep them fresh.

Lessons Wintergreen offers private lessons— one-on-one coaching—for adults of all levels of skill: from beginners who have never stood on a ski or snowboard to

experienced sporters who love taking it to the max. Many of Wintergreen’s trained instructors have PSIA (Professional Ski Instructors of America) or AASI (American Association of Snowboard Instructors) certification, and all have passion for teaching the sports they love. They offer one- or two-hour private lesson sessions throughout the day, including Early Bird Private Lessons when the slopes are nearly empty. Family Lessons are a fun way for families to ski or snowboard together, and to develop skills while learning to

be safe. Family Lessons instructors also offer tips and tricks for parents to help their kids learning throughout the day. While Wintergreen’s Devils Grill and The Edge cannot currently accept reservations for sit-down dining, take-out food can still be ordered via the free Wintergreen app from The Edge and Upper Crust Pizza.

Live Here With its year round activities, amenities and community, Wintergreen Resort is what draws many visitors to Nelson County for the first time. But the region’s


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unspoiled beauty, reasonable prices for first and second homes, and quick and easy access to major metropolitan areas convinces many of them stay, whether to live on the mountain or in the Stoney Creek community below just eight miles away. Dima Holmes lives in nearby Nellysford and joined the Wintergreen Real Estate Company team in 2002, just a year after she moved to the USA from her native country of Bulgaria. Her company currently has seven homes available at Wintergreen, she notes, and four at Stoney Creek. They sell very quickly, she says. Their relatively low numbers indicate their desirability. Wintergreen homes are great investments that will increase in value substantially over time. “Wintergreen and Stoney Creek have always been a big draw to Nelson County,” says Nest Realty’s Chastity Morgan. “Their numerous amenities coupled with natural beauty makes them appealing as a destination or a place to call home.” Nest’s David Ferrall lists just a few of those near at hand luxuries: “What draws people is the beauty of the county and the breweries and wineries, and the hiking, skiing and golf.” Marlo Allen, also with Nest Realty, was raised in Nelson County and purchased property at both Wintergreen and Stoney Creek. “It’s a beautiful place to grow up,” she says. “There are so many things to do: hiking, wonderful rivers for canoeing and kayaking, a great farmers market here in Nellysford, and just a good sense of community. It’s a beautiful place for people to visit and unwind. But you’re also not too far from Charlottesville and other things, be it for work or shopping.” “I think one of the attractions is the lower taxes here—people are amazed at what you get without having to pay excessive taxes like they’re used to in some

of these other northern states. We get a lot of people who move here who want a little slower pace, but still want to be not far from even large cities like D.C. and Richmond. We even get people who buy a second home here initially to someday retire here, and of course we do get a lot of second home buyers because of all the outdoor activities.”

Massanutten Like Wintergreen, Massanutten is a gorgeous four-season resort offering numerous ways to put work and daily responsibilities behind and go out and have some great outdoor fun. Nestled in a little town with a population of around 2,600, Massanutten’s 6,000 acres offer a variety of amenities, making it one of the premier all-seasons resort destinations on the East Coast. Wintering, or just visiting at Massanutten gives you multiple ways to slide, as

avid downhill skiers, snowboarders, snow tubers, and skaters all know. The tubing hill features up to 16 lanes, 900 feet in length, with 120-foot drops. Future Olympians and novices alike take spins around an outdoor rink made possible by a 125-ton chiller and over 34,000 feet of tubing that transform the resort’s tennis courts into a frozen winter playground. For the past 40 years they’ve been warming up at the Massanutten Ski Lodge. Grab N Go Café on the lower level of the lodge, and the Base Camp Bar & Grill right outside on a new 5,000 square foot ski lodge patio, are where they refuel. Enthusiastic instructors from the PSIA and the AASI teach students to navigate terrain park obstacles and get down the mountain with more ease and confidence at Snow Circuit and at Easy Street. In addition to private lessons, semi-private lessons are currently being offered for

guests who are part of the same family or traveling party. In better times, Massanutten will again offer Team Sports & Racing. The Alpine Team, open to skiers ages 7-19 who can ski in control on intermediate to advanced terrain, focuses on improving skills and learning alpine ski racing, both Giant Slalom (GS) and Slalom (SL). Members of the Freeride Team—skiers and snowboarders ages 7-19 who can safely navigate intermediate and advanced terrain—develop technical and snowboarding skills and receive freestyle and race competition training. Visitors can come in out of the cold and go on simulated adventures in Massanutten’s three completely immersive escape rooms or plunge into other worlds at Real Escapes virtual reality stations and racing simulators. The new Mayday Escape Room players might work together to seal the doors before the vessel is claimed by the ocean, search for a mysterious jewel in Zanzibar, or rescue a captive from Voodoo Island. Massanutten’s escape room concepts are sure to be an adventure like no other! All in all, it’s a lot—who has time to be bored? Most of us would love to live nearby. Massanutten area living opportunities range from a 16,988 square foot lot for a mere $39,900 to a four bedroom, three and-a-half-bath, 7,100 square foot house on a 609,840 square foot piece of property for $1,980,000 in Elkton. If it’s cold, they’re moving fast and staying warm up at Wintergreen and Massanutten, and if they aren’t, they’re at a food stand, or maybe a fancy restaurant, enjoying hot chocolate. So come for a visit. Head up the mountains and exchange your wheels for skis, skates, tubes and boards. Slide all around. You might even put down stakes.


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WINTERGREEN This exceptional 15,000sf custom home created with exquisite craftsman-ship and luxurious attention to detail, sits in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Wintergreen. Built by Robb Construction, the floor plan is open and perfect for entertaining. Eucalyptus flooring leads you past mahogany doors and foyer to the dining room with a wagon wheel ceiling and alabaster and bronze chandelier. The great room is stunning with a 19’ barrel ceiling and two-story Rumford stone fireplace. The gourmet kitchen with wet bar, custom copper vessel sink from Italy, and butler’s pantry will delight you. Floor-to-ceiling mahogany creates warmth and elegance in the study. A sitting area and fireplace compliment the owner’s suite, and a fireplace near the bath invites relaxation. Located on the first floor, you also find a pool, sauna, and gym. A media and billiard room are located on the second level with three additional bedrooms. Wine cellar, banquet room with full bar, and apartment are on the terrace level. Entertaining continues outdoors with fire pit and grill on the upper patio and fireplace on the lower patio. For the most discerning buyer, Cardinal Rest is the perfect mountain retreat, or year-round primary residence. MLS 622288 $2,292,500

BROOK HOLLOW, KESWICK

Exceptional details describe this custom-built, builder home. From the mahogany floors, the 60X96 kitchen island, exquisite moldings, spa-like primary suite to the private, park-like 10 acres. The floor plan is an entertainer’s dream, or, the perfect family home with an attached apartment. The apartment offers a spacious office/ game room, family room, one bedroom, one full bath, one half bath, kitchen and laundry. Sit on the beautiful gazebo overlooking your fenced, level yard including a 475’ zip line! Hardware River frontage for the water enthusiasts. Unfinished, walkout terrace level, detached 3-bay shop plus equipment run-in shed and gated entry. Geothermal heating and cooling and 75-year roof is just the start of a long list of impressive details featured in this home. MLS 622132 $1,795,000

Comfortable and manageable Keswick estate of 38 acres. Three separate parcels, English cottage style main residence with 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, attached 2-car garage, home office, separate guest cottage, 6 stall shed row barn and separate storage building. Spectacular setting, well back from the road, opposite Castle Hill and adjoins Keswick Vineyards. Historic, spring and pond. Glorious westward mountain views and gated entry. MLS 614993 $1,475,000

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Annie Gould Gallery A unique art gallery located in the heart of Historic Downtown Gordonsville. Offering an assortment of works by artists from around the country.

A unique art gallery located in the heart of historic Gordonsville. 109 S. Main Street, Gordonsville, VA

(540) 832-6352

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121-B South Main Street Gordonsville • (540) 832-6352 www.facebook.com/anniegouldgallery www.instagram.com/anniegouldgallery


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Organic Red & Gold Potatoes, $1.49/lb.

Organic Pumpkin Seeds $4.99/lb. (SRP $6.99)

NOW Brand Supplements 15% Off

Organic Walnuts $8.99/lb. (SRP $14.99)

Megafood Supplements 15% Off

Organic Avocados, $1.69/ea Chocolove Chocolate Bars 3.2 oz $4.39 (SRP $5.39)

Muir Glen Pasta Sauces (Sugar Free) 25.5 oz $4.99 (SRP $6.19)

Organic India Teas $5.29 (SRP $6.99)

Organic Navel Oranges $2.79/lb.

Southern Exposure Seeds Available Early January!

Organic Medjool Dates $9.99/lb. (SRP $11.99)

Organic Almonds $11.99/lb. (SRP $14.99)

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Jason Body Care Products 15% Off

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8 AM - 8 PM Monday through Friday • 9 AM- 6 PM Saturday • 11 AM - 6 PM Sunday

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