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Why I Like A Small Sensor Camera Part VII (DMC FZ-18) - 07/25/10 04:35 PM
I was standing in my yard the other day with my Panasonic DMC FZ 18 and remembered why I like it so well. I took these three pictures in my backyard in Virginia Beach without moving or changing lens. They were done in automatic mode. It is truely an amazing camera that starts at 28mm and goes way out to about as far as one can see.
The golfers are in the center of screen even though you can't see them
My Weed Is Feeding Something In Virginia Beach - 07/25/10 04:09 PM
I have a weed in my backyard in Virginia Beach that comes back every year, I keep it because it feeds the birds berries in the fall and winter. My yard always has birds in it. This year something is feeding on it at night. I never see them during the day. I suspect is the catapillars that feed on my citris plant next to it. I will probably move it next year. The citris plant doesn't get ate nearly as bad so I am not sure. Below is what the plant should look like. Then what it does look like. (4 comments)
Are You A Power AnDROID User? Not Just For The DROID - 07/24/10 05:26 PM
Are you a power Android user? Here is a great article that points out some of the great features of most Andriod phones. Yes, believe it or not Motorola there are other phones based on the Android operating system besides the DROID. Here is the URL http://gizmodo.com/5595010/how-to-be-an-android-power-user (5 comments)
I found this on www.droidforums.net under the general discussions area. If you have a DROID or other Android phone it is a good place to go for information. (2 comments)
Try A Smartphone Online In Suffolk - 07/20/10 10:35 AM
If you are looking for a smartphone in Suffolk and not sure which one you want, try this website at http://www.tryphone.com/home.seam It allows you to look at pictures and play with buttons to see what each one can do. It is not a complete list but can be helpful. Most of these should be helpful in the real estate market.
Try A Smartphone Online - 07/20/10 10:31 AM
If you are looking for a smartphone and not sure which one you want, try this website at http://www.tryphone.com/home.seam It allows you to look at pictures and play with buttons to see what each one can do. It is not a complete list but can be helpful. Most of these should be helpful in the real estate market. (0 comments)
Karl's Mortgage Calcultor Is What I Use On MY DROID In Virginia Beach - 07/19/10 10:09 PM
I have Karl's Mortgage Calculator on my DROID for my buyers' in Virginia Beach. Selling real estate means having lots of gizmos with you. Before smart phones I had to carry along my mortgage calculator and as fate would have it, it wasn't always with me. My DROID is always by my side and so my calculator is. Now my buyers' always know what the mortgage will be on a given house. You can find Karl's Mortgage Calculator for your DROID at the APPBRAIN store or at www.DrCalculator.com (2 comments)
Suffolk and Chesapeake in Money Top 100 - 07/18/10 09:05 PM
Suffolk and Chesapeake are both in the Money Top 100 for 2010. I won't tell you where they end up but you can read for yourself at CNNMoney.com I don't live in either city but I do sell real estate in both cities and have friends there also. They use a lot of criteria and also a lot guru stuff I think. (0 comments)
Does Your Buyer Want A "Girl Cave" In Virginia Beach - 07/16/10 09:08 PM
I have been taking buyers out for years and having men wanting a "Man Cave". You know the big hulking room you can put a home theatre in or fix the car or play pool. Now I was reading in our local paper about a lady in Virginia Beach making a "Girl Cave". A "Girl Cave" could be something simple according to Betsy DiJulio. She converted a former guest room into a "Girl Cave" by adding a nice looking sleep sofa, dresser, end table, lamp and a t.v. . Now she has a room for guest to relax in, sleep in and (5 comments)
How To Stand Up Your IPAD - 07/16/10 11:34 AM
If you have an iPad how do you stand it up to view. How about one of these. It is called a Gorrillapod and can work great.
You can also use it for your camera, DROID and other items. You can buy one here. http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/652988-REG/Joby_GM1_01EN_Gorillamobile_Mobile_Device_Stand.html (4 comments)
For Us Techno People Still Living In Prehistoric Times - 07/15/10 08:52 AM
This is a great mouse for Techno People still living in prehistoric times. I know it will work great in my real estate office in Virginia Beach as some of us are still trying to get caught up. (6 comments)
Virginia Beach To Purchase INDIGO DUNES!!! - 07/14/10 10:51 PM
Virginia Beach along with several conservation groups are planning to purchase INDIGO DUNES. This is the last "wild" major tract along the Lynnhaven River and should have been purchased a long time ago. This area has oyster beds, a maritime forest and wetlands all within its 122 acres. The land was bought several years ago by L. M. Sandler and Sons for $30 million with Wells Fargo holding a loan for $19.4 million (ouch). They were going to put over 1000 homes on the property. The city will ante up about $5 million from its open space fund to pay for (2 comments)
Fix For The iPhone 4 Reception Problem In Virginia Beach - 07/13/10 08:22 AM
This is a repost of a post in another blog that I found. I am sure it will work in other places than Virginia Beach. You've got a new iPhone 4, but you're a bit blue because apparently you've been holding phones wrong your whole life. No need to buy an expensive case to fix your phone-holding habits and weak-signal woes. Fix it with a cheap bracelet!Some iPhone 4 owners have reported that holding the phone low and with your hand wrapped around the bottom half of the phone has deadened or canceled their wireless/3G reception. Many people hold their phone (3 comments)
Why Is He Crying - 07/11/10 09:36 PM
I found this little Titmouse on top of the birdfeeder in my backyard in Glenwood. I think he is crying cause all the bird food is gone.
Virginia Beach Is Greener Today - 07/03/10 02:38 PM
Virginia Beach is greener today because the state has banned phosphates in dishwasher and other household cleaners (Maryland and Pennsylvania have also joined the ban). The law banning the phosphates was actually passed in 2008 but the state had to give manafacturers two years to reformulate the cleaners. Now as I take my clients around our waterfront properties I can explain to them that the waterways are much cleaner then they were last year and will get cleaner in the future. At the same time I mention to them that if they buy one of the properties in the watershed that they should (3 comments)
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