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My best friend, Lynne Bridges, was surprised by her husband for her 6oth birthday with a NASCAR lesson at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, NC She was a little nervous, but did a great job and had a top speed of 137 MPH!
Lynne sitting in the window of the car she is about to drive!
Lynne in her race car, she looks like a pro!
Lynne on the course, what a speed demon!
Lynne just after she got out of her racecar! She was on cloud 9!! She is such a NASCAR fan! If (12 comments)
Bobby Carroll from Dakno Marketing along with Sarah Cooper taught us how to better blog by Photo Blogging! You can go to his website at www.Dakno.com for all the marketing tools you need to set up a photo blog. He recommends www.Wordpress.org and www.Posterous.com and www.Blogspot.com for photo blogging. A quote from Bobby...If a picture is worth a 1000 words/Photo Blogging is the wave of the future! A golden idea from Bobby was to tell people "I write for the ________blog" and by telling them that you become an expert! Also he said you should have a good (10 comments)
The Virgin Mary is paraded down the street in Little Italy to commemorate the Feast of the Assumption in Little Italy in Cleveland, Ohio. The day was hot and humid and the crowd was so happy to see the statue arrive in the street carried by the men of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church.
The street view of Mayfield Road in Little Italy, Cleveland, Ohio. The crowd was light in the middle of the day, but by early evening the crowd thickened in anticipation of the Virgin Mary procession in front of Holy Rosary Catholic Church.
Well, not exactly a "mugshot", but a photo of my "mug"!!! My first billboard went up recently, and I finally got down there to see it! What do you think? We are opening a new Green office soon and getting our name out in the area to the local public! We have billboards up all over town and it is fun to see our familiar sign and all of our faces up there bigger than life! This billboard is at the corner of Strausser and Massillon Roads in Jackson Twp. Stark County, Ohio. I was pleasantly surprised (17 comments)
An Ohio favorite Pat Dailey performed on Sunday at the Upper Deck in Portage Lakes, Ohio! This entertainer is known for his bawdy folklore songs about the Lake Erie Islands, particularly Put-In-Bay! He drinks Guiness throughout his performance and gets a little bawdier as the evening goes on!! Portage Lakes loved him and he gave his all in the stifling humidity and heat! He played for over 2 hours to the beer swilling crowd on the decks and the lawn and even in the boats parked at the docks behind him, who he heckled for not paying to come onto (6 comments)
First Open House today at 137 Cheshire Road in Hudson, Ohio! This house is so much bigger than it appears, you have to see it inside! It is over 5200 square feet of pure quality! The oak hardwood floors gleam as you walk through the front door and see the twin staircase! The cherry kitchen is a cooks dream with granite counters, a big pantry and a butlers pantry! The kitchen is open to an eating area and the spacious family room with woodburning fireplace. The backyard stamped concrete patio has it's own woodburning fireplace and backs up to woods! (4 comments)
The sleepy Portage Lakes wakes up to the swimming geese at sunrise,this morning was particulary beautiful because of the reflection on Long Lake and the geese posing for this photo! It is always a vacationin Portage Lakes, Ohio. There is always something to do here, with our series of lakes on and off the "main chain". Portage Lakes, Ohiohas 3 levels of lakes and the "main chain" is the highest level, HowerLake and North Reservoir are lower, and Long Lake is the lowest lake.Because of the different levels of the lakes the early residents, the nativeAmerican Indians had to (5 comments)
Only you can prevent forest fires! That is his motto and he has been telling us for 65 years that it is our responsibility to prevent forest fires! Everyone should remember his words when camping in the forest, douse your campfire when you are finished using it! Smokers should never throw a butt out the window to prevent fires also. It just takes common sense. Remember........ONLY YOU CAN PREVENT FOREST FIRES! (9 comments)
This charming home in the south Kenmore area of Akron, Ohio has an extra lot for the kids to play! It is a well cared for 3 bedroom 1 1/2 bath colonial with a huge living room, a large eat-in kitchen, fully applianced and a slider to the deck at the rear! It has a first floor bedroom and 2 large bedrooms upstairs! Yes, that is a 2 car garage and there is plenty of parking in the 2 driveways! It is just off of the Rt. 224 with easy access to Akron/Canton and Cleveland! Offered for sale at $99,900 (4 comments)
I apologize for the quality of this photo, but I was taking it on the run! I chased the balloons for about 2 miles to capture this one! Canton, Ohio holds a Balloon Fest every year and I just happen to be riding down Fulton Road as they were ascending from the Kent State Stark Campus grounds. The wind was carrying them very fast and I almost wasn't able to get this! Canton, Ohio has many family friendly events throughout the year and the Football Hall of Fame will be celebrating soon their annual inductees into the Football Hall of (15 comments)
I was lucky enough to be sunning myself on Turkeyfoot Lake today when I saw Petey catch this 18" bass! He was really excited and it was measured so I know it really isn't a "fish story"!! Portage Lakes has many bass tournaments through the season and Petey is going to be in one in 2 weeks! After he measured this beauty he threw it back! I told him I was thinking it was a good meal! He said he will catch it again in 2 weeks when he fishes in the Portage Lakes bass tournament! Quite a confident fisherman (7 comments)
Welcome to 143 Pomona Drive in Portage Lakes Ohio! This affordable 2 story colnial offers an oak eat-in kitchen with a slider to a really big deck and nice landscaping! The basement is finished with a recreation room and office. The living room has a woodburning fireplace. The first floor laundry separates the kitchen from the over sized 2 car garage for the "man cave"! This home is just a short walk to Ingleside Park! Offered for sale at $159,900 Call Caren Wallace at Stouffer Realty at 330-697-3227 for your private showing. (4 comments)
Welsome to 137 Cheshire Road in Nottingham Gate in Hudson, Ohio. This beautiful custom built colonial offers over 5200 square feet of living area! It has 5 bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths and features an open floor plan for great family interaction! The cherry kitchen offers granite counters, a breakfast bar, wood floors, a large pantry, butler bar and a dinette open to the family room with woodburning fireplace. A sliding door from the family room opens to a stamped concrete patio with an outdoor fireplace and arbor! The finished basement provides a very large recreatiion room (3 comments)
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