ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2011 

Santa's Favorite Cookies Naples, Florida real estate professional and ActiveRain blogger Chris Canfield is sharing his secret family recipe for Christmas cookies that Santa will like best.  Let's all give them a try! Merry Christmas to All! Longwood Gardens IMG_2173   Photograph by Roy Kelley usi...
12/21/2011
Photo Tips California real estate professional Regina Brown provides some outstanding advice for those taking photographs of homes for sale.  Poor photographs will quickly cause deletion of homes from the lists of properties to see by home buyers. Every home seller should review the photographs t...
12/21/2011
Autumn Colors in Colonial Williamsburg 12/20/11 Colonial Williamsburg is a delightful travel destination at any time of the year.  The holiday period is a very special time because all of he holiday decorations are on display.  We were also happy to see blooming flowers over the Thanksgiving week...
12/20/2011
Glass Musical Instruments Demonstrated in Colonial Williamsburg Crystal Carols Concert Dolores and I attended the Chrystal Carols Concert at the historic Kimball Theatre on Duke of Gloucester Street in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia.  During the holidays, there are musical performances, historic...
12/20/2011
Colors of Autumn in Colonial Williamsburg The holiday decorations in Colonial Williamsburg will always get your attention. They are are made from natural materials and follow traditional designs of the 18th century. Preparing the decorations is an all year long effort and they are refreshed daily...
12/19/2011
Visiting the Silversmith in Colonial Williamsburg In the 18th century in Colonial Williamsburg, buyers had to plan ahead for their jewelry and silverware purchases since they all had to be hand made to order.  During our recent visit to the silversmith, they were demonstrating the crafting of a s...
12/19/2011
Gorillas at the National Zoo I thought I would begin the new week of ActiveRain posts with a pictures from the National Zoo.  Dolores and I recommend a day at the zoo for pure personal pleasure. And, take your family. Have a great week and enjoy the holidays. Please share photographs from your fa...
12/19/2011
The Last Roses of Autumn in Kentlands When I walk through our Kentlands community in Montgomery County, Maryland, I seek the colors of the season with my camera in hand.  As we approach the official beginning of winter, the days are getting colder and there are fewer and fewer remaining flowers t...
12/18/2011
December's Season of Celebrations & Sharing Explore ‘Art’ on the Arts Barn Stage  The Arts Barn Theatre Series presents Yasmia Reza’s sophisticated and provocative comedy, ‘Art,’ in January.  Produced by Montgomery Playhouse in partnership with the Arts Barn, ‘Art’ runs January 13 through 29, 201...
12/18/2011
Holiday Decorations in Colonial Williamsburg 12/18/11 The Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday period is a wonderful time to visit Colonial Williamsburg.  The holiday decorations add much to the pleasure of a visit.  Photographers love the beautiful wreaths and decorations that are all made of natu...
12/17/2011