ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2014 

Gaithersburg Neighborhood Watch Program   The Gaithersburg Police Department encourages every neighborhood to organize a Neighborhood Watch Program. Those of us that live in the Kentlands community fully understand the benefits of an active Neighborhood Watch Program. We see reports of everything...
03/05/2014
National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC   If you are planning a spring visit to Washington, DC, you may wish to attend the 2014 National Cherry Blossom Festival from March 20 through April 13th. This is the 102nd anniversary of the gift of the cherry blossom trees by Japan. The Nationa...
03/05/2014
Book Recommendation:  Bleachers by John Grisham   If you are a fan of high school football, you should enjoy reading Bleachers (2003) by John Grisham. This story is about all-American quarterback Neely Crenshaw as he returns to the town of Messina to bury Coach Eddie Rake. By the way, as the stor...
03/05/2014
Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Germantown, Maryand   Dolores and I were guests of Carrabba’s Italian Grill in Germantown, Maryland for dinner tonight. We were there to sample the new menu items. It was like having six dinners in one evening.  Yes, we ate too much but the experience was outstanding. Ye...
03/04/2014
Kentlands Historical Trust Seeks New Members   Now is the time for you to share your talents by volunteering to serve on the Kentlands Historical Trust. You will be able to pay it forward with your neighbors and to play an important part in the consideration of the constant changes in products an...
03/04/2014
Book Recommendation:  The Counterfeit Agent by Alex Berenson   Snowy days provide a good time to do a little extra reading. I just finished reading The Counterfeit Agent (2014). This is the latest novel by New York Times Bestselling Author Alex Berenson. Dolores and I recommend Books by Alex Bere...
03/03/2014
Happy Birthday to Dagny Eason   Best wishes for a Very Happy Birthday to Connecticut real estate professional and ActiveRain Ambassador Dagny Eason. Dagny always keeps us well informed on her area market conditions. Please take a moment to visit and subscribe to Dagny’s outstanding blogs. In Dagn...
03/03/2014
Gaithersburg Snow Emergency Lifted Tonight   After a day of too much snow and ice, the Snow Emergency has been lifted in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Residents need to know that the winter weather is still with us and temperatures will be near zero tonight. Use great care if you must be out. Icy surfa...
03/03/2014
Maryland Craft Beer Festival, Frederick, Maryland   Craft beer lovers will want to note the date of the Maryland Craft Beer Festival which will be held in Frederick, Maryland on Saturday, May 31, 2014 from noon until 6 p.m. There will be a VIP hour from noon until 1 p.m. The festival is held rain...
03/03/2014
Winter Driving Safety Tips   We have a lot of snow in Maryland and near zero temperatures tonight will mean icy surfaces on walks and roads. If you can avoid driving, that will be the best plan. However, it you must be out and about, please take extra care and be prepared for dangerous conditions...
03/03/2014