Wednesday brought many wonderful moments. A big highlight was watching republican government correct itself as the Senate voted to repeal the abusive driver fees.
The future fortunes of the Republican Party were clearly on many minds present at the afternoon session, which featured speakers Ron Butler of Creative Direct, Frank Atkinson of McGuireWoods Consulting, Sen. Stephen Newman, and Del. Jackson Miller.
Lt. Gov. and Mrs. Bolling treated the bloggers assembled to a delicious dinner of Chinese food, where we enjoyed chatting with Del. Tim Hugo.
And, of course, it was great just be able to connect with the faces behind so many Virginia blogs, including:
Thanks to all for a great day!
I fell in love with travel on a trip to Mexico when I was nine years old. Since then, I’ve travelled the globe from Israel to El Salvador. I’ve skied the Swiss Alps and hiked national parks like Acadia, Zion, Shenandoah, and Virgin Islands. I’ve marvelled at masterpieces in the Prado, the Uffizi, the Huntington, and the National Gallery of Art. I’ve stayed in a cabin on a mountaintop in Norway and on a kibbutz along the Sea of Galilee, and been kicked out of the Ritz at the Place Vendôme. I’ve taken cooking classes from New England to the Caribbean, and watched a chef prepare traditional shakshuka in the kitchen of his restaurant in Tel Aviv. I weave historical research and my personal experiences together in writing this blog. I hope you find it helpful. Read more …