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Glass Musical Instruments Demonstrated in Colonial Williamsburg Crystal Carols Concert Dolores and I attended the Chrystal Carols Concert at the historic Kimball Theatre on Duke of Gloucester Street in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia.  During the holidays, there are musical performances, historic...

By Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
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Featuring: Winter Lights At Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg/Germantown MD As support to our community and appreciation for another excellent year in real estate.Christmas time is a special time for families. .specially the one with kids. Herboso & Associates Realty Company has decided to...

By Roy Kelley
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Colors of Autumn in Colonial Williamsburg The holiday decorations in Colonial Williamsburg will always get your attention. They are are made from natural materials and follow traditional designs of the 18th century. Preparing the decorations is an all year long effort and they are refreshed daily...

By Roy Kelley
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The Last Roses of Autumn in Kentlands When I walk through our Kentlands community in Montgomery County, Maryland, I seek the colors of the season with my camera in hand.  As we approach the official beginning of winter, the days are getting colder and there are fewer and fewer remaining flowers t...
December's Season of Celebrations & Sharing Explore ‘Art’ on the Arts Barn Stage  The Arts Barn Theatre Series presents Yasmia Reza’s sophisticated and provocative comedy, ‘Art,’ in January.  Produced by Montgomery Playhouse in partnership with the Arts Barn, ‘Art’ runs January 13 through 29, 201...

By Roy Kelley
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Holiday Decorations in Colonial Williamsburg 12/18/11 The Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday period is a wonderful time to visit Colonial Williamsburg.  The holiday decorations add much to the pleasure of a visit.  Photographers love the beautiful wreaths and decorations that are all made of natu...

By Roy Kelley
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Autumn Colors in Kentlands I enjoy regular walks through Kentlands and Lakelands in Montgomery County, Maryland. These neo-traditional communities are designed for walking.  With my camera in hand, I seek the colors of the season.  In mid-December, most of the flowers have faded and there are oth...
December's Season Of Celebrations & Sharing Kentlands Community Foundation Annual Holiday Sing-a-Long Featuring Prizes for the Craziest Christmas SweatersJoin the fun of the annual Kentlands Community Foundation holiday sing-a-long December 18, 6:30 p.m., at the Kentlands Mansion. Bring your frie...

By Roy Kelley
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Fowl  Photography - Laytonsville Chickens Dolores and I enjoyed the Country Artisans' 2011 Holiday Studio Tour in Montgomery and Frederick counties. The first studio we visited was Something Earthy Pottery Studio. Linda Phillips, Local Artisan in Laytonsville, Maryland.   The studio is in the cou...

By Roy Kelley
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Kentlands Stalker:  Neighborhood Cat Guilty or Innocent? I enjoy walking through our home community of Kentlands in Gaithersburg, Maryland.  With camera in hand, I attempt to capture the colors of the season.  During a recent walk, I noticed a neighborhood cat stalking a fat squirrel.  As I appro...

By Roy Kelley
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Late Autumn Flowers Are Still Blooming In Kentlands We now have very few flowers to enjoy during our December walks through Kentlands and Lakelands.  The colors of the season are rapidly changing.  So, while they last, we will enjoy the remaining blooms. During the winter we will have rely on the...

By Roy Kelley
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Cactus Flowers are Blooming in Montgomery County, Maryland Dolores and I were on the Countryside Artisan's 2011 Holiday Studio tour when I noticed these flowers in the window of Art of Fire, an art glass studio in Laytonsville, Maryland. This studio has some of the most beautiful glass artwork th...

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Gaithersburg Winter Lights Festival Creates Holiday Memories   The City of Gaithersburg Winter Lights Festival is ready to welcome visitors for its 16th spectacular season.  The wondrous display of lights at Seneca Creek State Park will be open nightly through December 31.  Please note that the f...

By Roy Kelley
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Montgomery County, Maryland Police Offer Motorist and Pedestrian Safety Tips As of December 10, the Montgomery County Police Department has responded to 23 collisions this year that have resulted in fatalities.  Of these 23 fatal collisions, 9 of the fatalities have been pedestrians.  Further, be...

By Roy Kelley
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Coconut Cake, A Sweet Fixation In Kentlands The Cooking & Eating section of today’s issue of The Wall Street Journal includes an article titled THE OBSESSION: COCONUT CAKE. The Obsessor is Roseanne Cash, the Grammy winning musician.  "I never met one I didn't like," said Rosanne Cash, daughter of...

By Roy Kelley
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Have you read “Unbroken”? I try to read an average of a book a week.  Fortunately, my wife Dolores keeps me supplied with great books.  Recently, Dolores read “Unbroken” (2010) by Laura Hillenbrand and suggested it to me.  It is an excellent book, and I recommend it for your holiday reading list....

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Orange Mincemeat Squares With just weeks to make the decision, we continue with the question of what kind of cookies should be left for Santa on Christmas Eve.  We want to make sure that Santa will be pleased and a taste test is the best way to decide.  Also, there are good reasons to practice an...

By Roy Kelley
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Follow Your Passion On Saturday, Dolores and I attended the annual Holiday Gift Mart at the First Baptist Church in Gaithersburg, Maryland. This is a large show and much local talent is on display.  We were delighted to see Burt Lancaster and his wife Carolyn at one of the exhibits.  Burt is a lo...

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Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Pistachio Apricot Cookies One of the important questions at this time of the year is to decide what type of cookies to leave for Santa on Christmas Eve.  Everybody seems to have their own ideas as to which cookies will be Santa’s favorites.  The prudent thing for us to do...

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Double Chocolate Coconut Cookies I was studying the Food section of The Washington Post on this rainy morning in Maryland and one of the recipes caught my attention. I love coconut and chocolate so how could anyone go wrong by baking Double Chocolate Coconut Cookies. Give the recipe a try and let...

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