October/November 2012

October/November issue

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Over the Top Pheasants at Primland

Over the Top Pheasants at Primland

The Labs hear it first. Something is on the move up over the top of the ridge. They sit at rigid attention at their handlers’…

Operation Cruise

Operation Cruise

Gary Markel’s 155-foot yacht One More Toy built in 2001, has six staterooms and a crew of nine, including a chef. Markel cruises the Caribbean…

The Connemara Pony

The Connemara Pony

The first time we saw Connemaras on their native turf, or should we say native rock, was while we were driving from Doolin to Galway…

Court Tennis

Court Tennis

Abutting more than a dozen indoor tennis courts just outside the I-495 Capital Beltway, there is a court for a game mentioned in Shakespeare’s plays,…

Ocean Stripper Fishing in February

Ocean Stripper Fishing in February

At 53 feet, Backlash is longer than your average charter fishing boat, but after two hours of pitching and rolling through six- to eight-foot seas…

Floyd, Virginia

Floyd, Virginia

Across the lane from a babbling brook in Floyd County, we won’t say exactly where, sits a nondescript cinderblock building that looks, for all intents…