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Inspiration comes from far and wide

By TARA LUCAS - Bulletin Accent Writer

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Marilyn Caske often can be found cooking for a large group of hungry men and a few women. She cooks for VFW post 4637.

Caske 69, calls her cooking style a conglomeration. “It was Southern cooking: meat, potatoes and vegetables at every meal,” she said of growing up on a farm as a child.

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Do a double take


Thanksgiving is so close I can almost smell the turkey. Our meals are planned, the big feast as well as all the other gatherings that will happen next week around our table. I love it!

For at least one week during the year I don’t have to apologize for spending too much time in the kitchen, overcooking or even overindulging. It’s expected, accepted and even encouraged.

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Social media isn't so social
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By HOLLY KOZELSKY - Bulletin Accent Editor

At a restaurant in Martinsville the other day, four young women were seated together at a table — each with her head down, attention on her smart phone. All were ignoring each other.

My friend and I saw them, then looked back at each other at the same time. We raised our eyebrows: What’s the point in going out with your friends if you’re going to ignore each other?

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Professional musicians start new series of performances
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By HOLLY KOZELSKY - Bulletin Accent Editor

This area has a high caliber of musicians, and a new music series aims to showcase that talent.

That’s the message behind the new Chamber Music Recital Series, which will start with a performance on Nov. 23 at Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC).

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