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Poor Robert’s Ruminations with Rob Whittle: What a dude!

When Benjamin Franklin finally died at the then-ancient age of 84, the largest crowd ever assembled in the New World – 20,000 – gathered...

Poor Robert’s Ruminations with Rob Whittle: It’s God’s country, but don’t...

Colorado has its Rockies. Maine has its craggy coast. California its Big Sur. New York its Adirondacks. And Virginia has the Northern Neck. Just...

Poor Robert’s Ruminations with Rob Whittle: The greatest game

The game of golf is a cult. How else would you explain the photo in the local newspaper of my dad and his buddies...

Poor Robert’s Ruminations with Rob Whittle: Travels through the Big 10

A few years ago, I had the idea of designing a fan avatar for the Washington Capitals. My company developed an online way to...

Poor Robert’s Ruminations with Rob Whittle: ‘Hi. Where are you from?’

Everyone knows that Alexandria is full of transplants from other cities and towns. I’ve always considered this a compliment to our fair city. In...