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Fredericksburg Va and Trout Fishing - 04/30/07 06:32 AM
Who would ever think about brook trout fishing in Fredericksburg Va? Brook trout in Fredericksburg? Brook trout in Virginia? After fishing for trout in New Brunswick Canada, Montanta, and Wyoming, I can tell you that one can have a great day of fishing in Virginia. No, not Fredericksburg (along the Rapahannock River) but in Syria. Yes, Syria Virginia! Not far from the Graves Mountain Lodge one can find some mighty nice brook trout fishing. Yesterday morning "The Boyz" left Fredericksburg Virginia at about 0900 (9:00am) and drove to a stop along the dirt road that follows (roughly) the Rapidan River as it flows (11 comments)
Blogging Through the Night - 04/28/07 06:01 AM
It's incredible. When I logged into Active Rain this morning I saw that there were at least 20 postings so far this morning. Folks, I am located on the right coast of the USA (in beautiful and historic Fredericksburg Virginia) and it was about 0600 (6:00am for the uninitiated). When I checked, the postings began a few minutes after midnight and have continued since. Got me to wondering whether some of you are waking up in the middle of the night to lay claim to being the first posting to Active Rain for the day. Thinking that most of us have better sense (5 comments)
For those who do not know me well . . . I am a competitor. I hate to lose. I will not give up without a fight. Nonetheless, the time has come that I have recognized I will not succeed in an endeavor I had just recently undertaken. I knew at a young age that I would never be a star in the NBA; could not jump. I knew a little later on that I would never be a jockey; 6' 2" and 187 lbs in high school. I knew as a young adult that I would never be a Rhodes Scholar; you figure (11 comments)
Fredericksburg Virginia - its quaint streets - 04/26/07 07:18 AM
Fredericksburg Virginia, an historic city located 50 miles south of Washington DC and 50 miles north of Richmond Virginia, appeals to many tourists who come to the area to visit the many Civil War battlefields within a short driving distance from the city. There are many quaint streets within the city. Some are within the historic district and others are not. Among them that is not is Littlepage Street Like many small towns and citys, Fredericksburg has a way of defining certain areas based on their location. Until a few years ago the University of Mary Washington was known as Mary Washington College. Consequently, the (8 comments)
OK Folks, who's doing all of the blogging work? - 04/24/07 08:53 AM
Here I am sitting in my one person (didn't say man because it may not be politically correct in this venue) office deciding how to amass all of the points I see some of my colleagues showing. Not that points are that important (just repeating what some have written) in this blogging arena. Since I am writing this from a small room in downtown Fredericksburg Virginia I will mention the two points leaders in the Old Dominion. First is Allen Hainge (Real Estate Trainer) and Dave Rosenmarkle (Real Estate Agent). Both have about 50,000 points and I have a paltry 23,106 as (9 comments)
So How's the Market in Your Area - 04/18/07 01:59 PM
The month of March found an increase in the number of listings in our local area. It also found an increase in the number of sales for the month. Nonetheless, the number of month's inventory decreased from 11.4 months to 10.7 months. A year ago we had a 6.2 months supply. Graphically, it looks something like this: (5 comments)
Positive Parenting - 04/18/07 12:44 PM
This morning, at 0745, I attended a meeting of the board of directors of the Rappahannock Area Council for Children and Parents (RACCAP). The mission of RACCAP is to promote positive parenting and educate the public about the prevention of child abuse and neglect in the Greater Fredericksburg Area. The term "positive parenting" came to my attention soon after I was appointe to the BOD. It may have been at my first meeting that I asked the meaning of it. Others at the table looked at me and then looked at each other. Oddly, none of them had ever thought about what the term meant. At (3 comments)
The Clock Has Started - 04/09/07 05:41 AM
Traditionally, this time of the year people start to look for their new home if moving is in their future. Believe it or not, the school year is just about to end. Those with families want to get the ball rolling so that they can get the children into the new school as the school year begins. Am predicting that if the real estate market is to improve to any great degree we will see it in the next 4-6 weeks. Relocation thoughts should have already been made and now comes the time for action if there is going to be any. What are (7 comments)
Holiday Activity - 04/09/07 05:34 AM
The Easter weekend has passed. When I did my daily MLS update I saw that activity over the weekend was minimal here in the Fredericksburg Virginia area. Went to ActiveRain as part of my morning ritual and saw that postings yesterday were also minimal. Was hoping that this subject had not been already posted. Many years ago, more than fifteen to get close, there was a story told that people bought real estate without regard to holidays. Guess that was to encourage people to take "desk duty" or sign up for "opportunity time" in offices that opted to be open on Christmas, Thanksgiving, and (6 comments)
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