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2015 

Book Recommendation: The Director by David Ignatius The Director (2014) by New York Times bestselling author David Ignatius is another fast moving novel to add to your reading list. This story evolves around the operations of the CIA and their overly talented in-house geeks. The author is a colum...
06/02/2015
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This video may help you better understand the introverts in your life. Feeling a little overwhelmed about being an introvert in an extrovert society (or office environment)? Listen to this TED talk and reflect on your uniqueness, and shift your perspective!   Are you an introvert? Jerri McCombs, ...
06/02/2015
Consider this a localism post about something Summertime Special around you. Use this opportunity to share something local and to garner some more google juice.  Summertime Special...Show Us Your Home for the Summer This is very similar to the December contest I hosted...Show Us Your Home for the...
06/02/2015
Kentlands Swimming Pool Policy for Children No person under the age of twelve (12) shall be eligible to enter the Clubhouse building or to use the swimming pools unless accompanied by a person age sixteen (16) or greater.Exceptions are made for children ages 10 or 11 ONLY if the child has passed ...
06/02/2015
Book Recommendation: Memory Man by David Baldacci Memory Man (2015) is the latest standalone novel by New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci. This thriller introduces a new character and very interesting character, Amos Decker. Decker is a former football star who suffered an injury tha...
06/01/2015
"Make sure the inner vision you have for your life is really what you want."    Who Do You Want To Be Today?   For 80’s buffs, yes, that is from an Oingo Boingo song.  Remember them?  Anyway, the question stands and is a legitimate question to ask yourself-who do you want to be today?   You see, ...
06/01/2015
Listing is a competitive sport, but it’s not difficult to make the phone ring, if you market properly to homeowners. Direct Mail Marketing is a real estate topic that we are all familiar with, and most likely, tired of reading.  Gita Bantwal called me and asked if I would give her some direction ...
06/01/2015
Maryland Art League Exhibits at Kentlands Mansion The City of Gaithersburg presents an exhibit of multimedia works by members of the Maryland Art League at Kentlands Mansion, May 29 through July 17, 2015. The public is invited to meet the artists at a free reception on Tuesday, June 2 from 7 to 8...
06/01/2015
Passion Flower + Imagination - Editing Photographs If you follow my blogs, you already know that I like to photograph flowers.  A photowalk is great relaxation and you also get a little exercise which most of us need. Spring is here and you should plan to find and photograph the flowers in your c...
06/01/2015
Kentlands Newcomer's Coffee There will be a Newcomer's Coffee on Saturday, June 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Kentlands clubhouse for all new residents. If you were unable to attend one of our previous Newcomer's Coffee, feel free to join us for this one! We also would like to invite any ...
05/31/2015