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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Best Weather For Photowalking Most of us can use some exercise regardless of the weather.  However, I do not want to get my camera wet and will leave it at home on rainy days like we are having at the moment in Maryland. I prefer the early morning light for flower photographs.  There are fewer sh...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Photowalking at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, DC 4/29/12 Many visitors to Washington, DC miss one of the best attractions in the city.  With over 400 acres of parks and gardens, the U.S. National Arboretum is a treasure of beautiful trees, plants, flowers and beautiful scenery. This ...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Enjoying the spring flowers in Kentlands Photowalking through the neighborhood is good exercise and if you have a camera in hand, you can capture the changing colors of the season. Kentlands is an ideal community for regular walks.  The neo-traditional plan is beautiful and there are many gardens...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Best Places to Live - DC Metro Market "Best Places to Live" is the featured cover article in the May issue of the Washingtonian magazine.  A two page chart lists the "Golden Zip Codes" and the market conditions in the 100 areas in the DC Metro area with the most expensive home sales.  The most ex...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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New Beginnings of Spring As I take photowalks through our home neighborhood of Kentlands, in Gaithersburg, Maryland, I appreciate the new beginnings of spring.  The spring flowers show us new life, new growth, new colors, a brighter light and a great appreciation for the beauty that surrounds us....

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 21
Azalea Collections at the United States National Arboretum We have beautiful weather for a visit to see the Azalea Collections at the United States National Arboretum in Washington, DC.  The collections cover 40 acres of forested hillside.  The Arboretum staff planted over 15,000 azaleas on the s...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 27
Photowalking at the U.S. National Arboretum We have another beautiful sunny morning in the Maryland suburbs and it a perfect time to visit the U.S. National Arboretum in northeast Washington, DC, fronting on the Anacostia River. Many visitors miss the opportunity to spend some time at one of the ...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 13
Photowalking in Kentlands - Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs I just returned from a long walk through Kentlands and Lakelands, in Gaithersburg, Maryland.  I need the exercise and it is nice to be outside in this beautiful weather.  Walking through a neighborhood to see what you enjoy is somethi...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 23
Peonies are blooming at the U.S. National Arboretum On Friday, Dolores and I spent much of the day at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, DC.  Azaleas were still blooming and the weather was beautiful.  The National Arboretum is one of our favorite places to visit in the District. We also ...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 23
Weekend Photowalking in Kentlands - Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs Many of us need to get a little more exercise and all of us need a break from the day to day stress.  Get out and about in your neighborhood, take some photographs, meet some people, feel better about the world and have a wond...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 16
Bargains Galore at Spring Baby Bazaar and Flea Market in Gaithersburg   Great shopping opportunities are just around the corner at the City of Gaithersburg’s Spring Baby Bazaar and the Spring Outdoor Flea Market, both held at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center. The Baby Bazaar will take p...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Gaithersburg Introduces "Citizen Canine" Photo Contest  The City of Gaithersburg invites all canine residents and their owners to compete in the first ever “Citizen Canine” Photo Contest.  Gaithersburg is home to more than 500 acres of parkland.  To promote visits to City parks and to celebrate t...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 28
Photowalking through Kentlands - Azaleas are blooming this week On Tuesday, Dolores was on the golf course and I was taking a photowalk through Kentlands, in Gaithersburg, Maryland, to enjoy the colors of spring.  This week, the featured blooms are azaleas.  And, the azaleas are just beautiful!  ...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 22
Time to select spring flowers to plant in Kentlands The mild Maryland winter and an early spring have many residents of Kentlands trying to select the flowers they will be planting for their spring gardens.  Yesterday, I stopped by the garden shop of the Lowe's store in Kentlands to preview what ...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 19
4th Annual Kentlands Day Festival   The City of Gaithersburg and the Kentlands Market Square Merchants are proud to present the 4th Annual Kentlands Day Festival.  This large-scale community event takes place in the Kentlands Downtown on Saturday, May 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival feature...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Make a Difference Day in Gaithersburg - Friday, April 20, 2012   Use less!  Do more!  This year, make a commitment to change a few habits for the benefit of our environment.  See below for suggestions on how to make a positive difference at home and in your community.  Use this list year-round to...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 19
Spring Blossoms in Maryland The City of Gaithersburg, in Montgomery County, has been named a "Tree City" for the 23rd consecutive year.  The residents of the area take great pride in the beautiful threes that abound in the area. In Kentlands, we especially enjoy the blossoms of the fruit trees in...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Imagination and the Colors of Spring I have a Pinterest Board called Imagination.  The photographs that I post on that board are usually the pictures that did not turn out well.  Some were out of focus and sometimes the subject did not look as well as desired.  I play with the editing tools to cr...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Gaithersburg Named "Tree City" for 23rd Consecutive Year The National Arbor Day Foundation has named Gaithersburg, Maryland a Tree City USA for the twenty third consecutive year.  Sponsored by the Foundation, in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters and the United States De...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 18
Nose Work, Disc Dogs and Other Demos Among Highlights at Paws in the Park in Gaithersburg, Maryland Nose Work, a rapidly growing training sport that keeps dogs engaged and mentally active, is a new feature this year at Paws in the Park.  Beth Mullen, a professional trainer with the Montgomery Co...

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