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2015 

Kentlands Photowalk: Black-Eyed Susan, Rudbeckia hirta IMG 5079 The Black-Eyed Susan, Rudbeckia hirta, has been the official Maryland flower since 1918 when it was designated the "Floral Emblem" of Maryland by the General Assembly. Black-Eyed Susans are found in many of the gardens in Kentlands, ...
11/22/2015
Here are six key elements to create and communicate a vision. And get your people on the same bus. How strong are your skills of persuasion?  Could you get people to take a ride on your bus?  Your success in getting people to get on your bus depends on the clarity of your message. When organizati...
11/22/2015
If you heat with wood, or just live in an area with lots of trees, you will quickly appreciate the variety of jobs you can accomplish with a good chainsaw.  Besides cutting firewood, they also come in handy for salvaging fallen trees, pruning dead limbs, or eliminating intrusive brush. A Good Cha...
11/22/2015
Thanksgiving Day Recycling to be Picked Up the Following Saturday The City of Gaithersburg announces that the collection of recycled materials for residents whose regular recycling day is Thursday, November 26, 2015, will take place the following Saturday, November 28. This includes newspaper, mi...
11/22/2015
Pinterest Board: Sweet Potato Recipes This blog is another effort to encourage you to create a presence on Pinterest. There is no charge for using Pinterest and your can find or create boards for any personal or professional interest. Pinterest has become one the best places to search for recipes...
11/21/2015
Start with a Catchy Title or one that will clearly state what the topic of the post is about. Ask an Ambassador - How to Format a Blog that is Easy to Read There are blogs that grab your attention and make you want to read them. There are also blogs that make you look the other way. You will also...
11/21/2015
Top agents are successful because they do an excellent job managing their time. A day in the life of a real estate professional can be pretty chaotic. You wake up one day fully poised to smile, dial, and make a pile only to arrive at your office and have to run and lock a property door or resched...
11/21/2015
Kentlands Holiday Party, December 5th The Kentlands annual Holiday Party is scheduled for Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Kentlands clubhouse. Santa will be there. Residents will enjoy carriage rides, crafts, a hot cocoa bar, food, music and a wine and beer social area.Resident...
11/20/2015
Even most Loan Originators do not know What Loan Fee Are Calculated Into The APR. At the end of last month I posted a blog titled "What Can Trigger A New Closing Disclosure And Waiting Period" One of the Member who commented on the blog was Fred Cope  who suggested I "consider doing a post detail...
11/20/2015
"I thought I would share a few articles that may provide some inspiration to help take your online efforts to the next level." Taking Your Blogging & Online Reach to the Next Level   Every once in awhile I stumble across articles that I bookmark, go back and check out in detail, and implement eit...
11/20/2015