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2011 

 National Capital Dahlia Society Show We try to attend most of the flower shows at Brookside Gardens in the Wheaton Regional Park in Montgomery County, Maryland. The Dahlia Show, sponsored by the National Capital Dahlia Society, at Brookside Gardens. was taking place went we visited on Saturday a...
02/20/2011
Water Lily at Lilypons I'm getting anxious for warmer weather in Maryland and an opportunity to photograph water lilies. Lilypons Water Gardens is located in Frederick County, Maryland. It is the place to go for those that are serious lovers of water lilies. I do not grow them but I love to take ...
02/20/2011
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Ready for Dahlias We've enjoyed a break in the winter weather in Maryland. A couple of mild days will really get you thinking about spring and summer flowers. I hope you are planning your garden. I look forward to capturing the changing colors of the seasons in photographs. Some Maryland gardener...
02/20/2011
As flexible as a tree? This tree in the Kentlands community of Gaithersburg, Maryland was pulled over by the heavy weight of snow. It is interesting to see how far it can bend without breaking. Many other trees did shatter with the weight. Perhaps nature is providing a lesson for us and reminding...
02/20/2011
Finding flowers to photograph at Longwood Gardens Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA, is one of our favorite places to visit. The current exhibit in the Conservatory is Orchid Extravaganza. This is an outstanding show and well worth the visit if you are able to travel to the Brandywine River ...
02/19/2011
Water Lily In The Rain The lily ponds at Longwood Gardens are a great place for photographs. This picture was taken during a September visit. The current exhibit at the Conservatory at Longwood Gardens is Orchid Extravaganza. Very good reason to visit Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Water lily in t...
02/19/2011
The colors of the season in Kentlands It is always good to walk through my home neighborhood of Kentlands in Gaithersburg, Maryland. However, many of us are tired of the cold weather. This afternoon, we had spring-like weather and I think I'll turn my focus to the colors of spring. Please share p...
02/18/2011
Good weekend to visit Longwood Gardens If you wish to escape the winter for a few hours, Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA might be a good destination. The current show in the huge Conservatory is Orchid Extravaganza. This is an outstanding world class show that is well worth the visit. Be s...
02/18/2011
Do you like this color?  An orchid for you. Dolores and I enjoy regular visits to Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA. The current exhibit in the Conservatory is Orchid Extravaganza. You will find thousands of orchids and other beautiful flowers in every color you might imagine. If you can be ...
02/18/2011
Cover story:  Reverse mortgages satisfy many goals By Michele Lerner, The Washington Times "Today's borrowers who use reverse mortgages represent every level of the economic spectrum. Chris Warner, a reverse-mortgage consultant with MetLife Bank in Bethesda, Md., says he has helped homeowners in ...
02/18/2011