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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Autumn Flowers in Colonial Williamsburg Dolores and I spent a five day Thanksgiving weekend in Colonial Williamsburg. One of the first places we visited was the historic Powell House and grounds.  Flowers were still blooming in the gardens.  The holiday season is a wonderful time to visit Colonia...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Colonial Williamsburg Kitchen and Garden Dolores and I always enjoy visits to Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia. The Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday periods are a wonderful time to visit because all of the decorations are on display. These pictures were taken on Thanksgiving day when many of o...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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DeletedGaithersburg Pink Dahlia in Kentlands.  Photograph by Roy Kelley.Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Rare Birds in Colonial Williamsburg In the 18 century, there were billions of passenger pigeons in North America and those in the north migrated to Virginia and North Carolina for the winter. Squab was one of the favorite meals in Colonial Williamsburg. Doves and pigeons were delicious and young ...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Colonial Williamsburg Holiday Decorations Dolores and I always enjoy visits to Colonial Williamsburg.  The Thanksgiving and Christmas season is a wonderful time to visit and enjoy the holiday decorations.  All of the wreaths are made of natural materials and they follow traditional themes for the...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Holiday Safety Tips Notice From Kentlands  Neighborhood Watch James Hubbard jhubb00@verizon.net Montgomery County, Maryland Police Offer Holiday Season Safety Tips As the holiday season approaches, and in light of the three recent kidnapping and robbery incidents at the Westfield Wheaton shopping...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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The Last Dahlias of the Season Dahlias have added to the colors of autumn in Kentlands and it is sad that the beautiful blooms in our home garden are now gone for the season.  We turn to our photographs for fond memories of the images that gave us much pleasure. Now, we seek the new colors of the...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Gaithersburg Ski Club Open to Middle, High School Students  Middle and high school students in Gaithersburg are invited to join the Gaithersburg Ski Club.  Purchase a Night Club Card, and take advantage of great skiing opportunities at Ski Liberty and Ski Whitetail every Saturday in January and F...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Delicious Simple Plum Crumble Recipe 8-10 ripe plums 4-5 Tbsp. sugar Chilled cream, to serve   For the crumble topping: ½ stick plus 1 Tbsp. unsalted butter, chilled and cubed 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour           A pinch of salt ¼ cup sugar A medium ovenproof dish, buttered Preheat the oven to ...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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White Chrysanthemum IMG_0193 at Brookside Gardens 11/25/11 Dolores and I always enjoy visits to Brookside Gardens in the Wheaton Regional Park in Montgomery County, Maryland.  When you visit, be sure to have your camera in hand. Take a look at their website for the current events, exhibits and ed...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Baby Gorilla at the National Zoo 11/23/11 It is fun to photograph animals and a special treat to photograph the young ones. Take time to visit a zoo, with camera in hand, and spend a few hours for personal enjoyment.  We are fortunate to be within an easy driving distance to the National Zoo in W...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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                    Courtesy of www.straightfromthefarm.net  Visit their website for additional pictures     and more receipes. http://straightfromthefarm.net/2009/08/24/from-the-archives-beet-cake/ CHOCOLATE BEET CAKE 1 C. margarine, softened, divided1 1/2 C. packed dark brown sugar3 eggs at ro...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Kentlands Holiday Events Kentlands Holiday Party featuring Santa and Carriage Rides set for December 10 The KCA will be celebrating the season at the Holiday Party on Saturday, December 10th from 6 pm to 9 pm.  Santa will be on hand, so don't forget your cameras!  Horse-drawn carriage rides will ...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Onion Pie Recipe From Dolores Kelley TO MAKE AN ONION PIE From The 18th Century Recipe Converted For the 21st Century Cook   The apples and onions sweeten the potatoes and eggs, and the butter and seasoning tie everything together. A ten-inch springform pie pan works best for this pie with a top ...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Dahlia in Kentlands IMG_0037 - Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs We have a cloudy, rainy day in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The last of the Dahlias in our home garden have faded with the cold weather so we must turn to our photographs for the wonderful colors that we have recently enjoyed.  This Dah...

By Brien Berard, Maryland Real Estate Agents - Laurel Real Estate
(Remax Professionals Laurel MD)
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Much like her sister city Germantown, Gaithersburg residents are primarily people that commute to work in theDC. area.  The close proximity to the nations capital makesGaithersburg a prime spot for residence.  An effect of this proximityis seen in the diverse and active community of over 50,000 r...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Volunteer Needed for the Kentlands Board of Code Compliance   There is an opening for a volunteer from the Kentlands community to serve on the Kentlands Board of Code Compliance (BoCC). The BoCC deals with the exterior appearance of Kentlands properties by investigating potential violations of co...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Police Warn of Credit Card Theft Incidents Targeting Elderly Victims 11/20/11 Kentlands Neighborhood Watch Officers from the Montgomery County Police 4th District are investigating several incidents in which elderly citizens have become victims of credit card theft. On September 9, the wallet of ...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Blue Cayman Iguana at the National Zoo - Dolores and Roy Kelley Photographs Dolores and I visited the National Zoo in Washington, DC last Sunday.  It was a perfect day to visit the zoo.  The Blue Cayman Iguana was one of my favorite creatures to photograph. Take time to visit your local zoo, with...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Burmese Python at the National Zoo - Dolores and Roy Kelley Photographs This morning, I posted a blog and photographs of a beautiful tiger at the National Zoo in Washington, DC.  In one of the comments, I was asked if they still have snakes in the exhibits of the National Zoo.  The answer is a de...

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