snow plow

According to the latest edition of The Old Farmer’s Almanac, a decline in solar activity combined with ocean-atmosphere patterns will result in below-normal temperatures and above-normal snowfall during most of the winter across much of the United States this year.

four men

As athletes around the world prepare for next month’s Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, the accomplished athletes at

Books and thank-you cards

There are many little ways to enlarge your child s world. Love of books is the best of all. Jacqueline Kennedy Ask any parent or grandparent and they are likely to tell you that one of their favorite activities is reading with their child or grandchild.

Tradition of Excellence

Greenspring's cable station, Channel 6, recently added to their total of 22 International Telly Awards with the presentation of two bronze awards at this year s 34th Telly Awards ceremony. The awards, presented annually, recognize superior video production of local, regional, and cable programs, as well as other video, Web, and film productions throughout the world.

Greenspring celebrates diversity with annual expo

In my opinion, Greenspring fully represents tolerance and acceptance of others, says community member Libby Haynes. Our community demonstrates what I believe America should be. We all accept each other as individuals doing their best.

Greenspring's safety and security assistance

Fifteen years ago, the doors first opened to Greenspring, an Erickson Living community in Springfield, Va. With open arms, Sheila Willing greeted the first residents on that momentous day. Now, more than 2,000 greetings later, she continues to welcome people to this popular community.

Hobbyists climb aboard to celebrate trains of all shapes and sizes

Less than 100 years ago, 1,500 U.S. railroads operated more than 254,000 miles and employed 1.8 million people more than any other industry in the country. Since the end of World War II, railroads popularity has declined as both a means of freight and passenger transportation. Yet the fascination and love of railroads continues to grow.

Greenspring’s 'Evening With the Chef' a five-star event

Dining at Greenspring, an Erickson Living community in Springfield, Va., is always a culinary treat. Community members enjoy tasty and nutritious meals at five campus restaurants. Greenspring s dining options are very good, says community member Clint Lambert. My wife Vickie and I have never had a bad meal.

Greenspring student scholarships increase by 166%

Since 1999, generous community members at Greenspring, an Erickson Living community in Springfield, Va., have recognized the higher educational pursuits of their student employees through the establishment of a scholars fund.