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Tierney Sadler

Tierney Sadler is an author, copywriter and long-time Fairfax County resident and enthusiast. She lives in Alexandria with her dog, Smudge.

DIY Inspiration and Art in Fairfax County

Michelangelo “saw the angel in the marble”. Marc Chagall believed “great art picks up where nature ends.” And Georgia O’Keefe painted flowers “because they are cheaper than models and don’t move”. Every artist has a unique vision and a unique reason why they create. Art is an expression where…

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Most Romantic Things to Do in Fairfax County

You may have heard that Virginia is for Lovers. And Fairfax County, Virginia offers plenty of unique opportunities to spark romance. For example, you can go skating hand in hand, like they do in the movies. You can stroll along the water’s edge looking for birds. You can explore a museum in tandem…

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If You Like This, You'll Love That... in Fairfax County

If you like getaways, you’ll love Fairfax County. Residents such as myself are truly fortunate to live in such a diverse region as Fairfax County. With Washington, DC to our east, the mountains to our west, and the ocean even further to our east, we literally have something for everyone and every…

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Visit These Legendary Businesses in Fairfax County

We probably don’t say it enough. But Fairfax County is good for business. Dozens of Fortune 500 companies are headquartered here, including Freddie Mac, Capital One, Hilton Worldwide, and Booz Allen Hamilton, because customers, airports, and the world’s most powerful city are all nearby. And while…

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Haunted Places & Urban Legends in Fairfax County

Updated for 2023 Legend has it that, each October, the veil between this world and the spirit world grows thinner leading up to All Hallows Eve, aka Halloween. It is a time to remember the dead. And some believe it is a time for the dead to visit us. Over the centuries, however, October 31 changed…

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