Saturday is National Hunting and Fishing Day, a “celebration” significant mostly because it recognizes the pleasures of being outdoors in pursuit of four-legged or feathered or finny game.
Hunting and fishing are activities with millions and millions of participants, and this is the time of year that excites them most: deer and turkeys are on the move, and the big rockfish are coming into the bay.
At the same time, less vigorous residents are getting outdoors for the last of the good weather, to rake the lawn, watch the migrating birds, hike on the trails, or to begin buttoning up for winter.
And then there are the festivals, many, many fall festivals, when the temperatures are just about right, the days are usually dry, and a certain crispness in the air makes people move a bit faster than normal.
If the weather holds up, Friday night and Saturday will be good times to travel to Guinea and to enjoy some hours outside at the Abingdon Ruritan Club. The Guinea Jubilee cel...
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