Notes from the Guidebook

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

November 18th, 2019

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Know the Ten Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Know the Ten Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

November 6th, 2019

One of the most common myths surrounding Alzheimer’s disease today is the belief that it is a normal part of aging. But Alzheimer’s is more than memory loss — it’s a progressive and fatal disease that kills nerve cells and tissue in the brain, affecting an individual’s ability to remember, think, plRead More...

Blessings & Burdens

Blessings & Burdens

October 16th, 2019

We have so many wonderful blessings. God gives us air to fill our lungs, relationships to fill our souls, homes to shelter our bodies. He gives us the beauty of His creation. He gives us the ability to think and create and invent. And we thank God for our blessings, and pray that we always have eyesRead More...

A View of Fredericksburg's William Street 155 Years Ago

A View of Fredericksburg’s William Street 155 Years Ago

September 6th, 2019

In May 1864, Fredericksburg was to become, for a third time, the center of operations for an occupying army. The vast majority of the future city’s citizens had fled their homes and businesses as refugees just prior to the Battle of Fredericksburg in December 1862. In the spring of 1864, most had noRead More...

Ellie's Elves: Shine Their Light In Our Community

Ellie’s Elves: Shine Their Light In Our Community

August 1st, 2019

In February 1013, Carly and Richard Blaine embarked on a journey no person wants to take. Doctors diagnosed their beautiful two-year-old daughter Ellie with Pineoblastoma, a rare brain cancer. In the following months, individuals from across the globe came together to support the family and to showeRead More...