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Random thoughts from a six year old - 07/29/08 09:38 PM
I thought this was a funny story and wanted to share. My brother is a DJ in Jamaica where parties can sometimes go on all night. My daughter wanted to talk to him the other morning. My mom told her not to wake him up. Sydney asks why she couldn't wake him since it was 11am. My mom patiently explained that Uncle Stephen works at night and sleeps during the day, and my daughter in all her wisdom says "Oh, I get it. He's nocturnal!" (24 comments)
Picnic & Bazaar July 22, 2008 - 07/21/08 12:42 PM
The Women's Board of Montgomery General Hospital's Annual Picnic & Bazaar will be held on Tuesday, July 22, 2008 from 10am-8pm. This will be held on the grounds of Montgomery General Hospital on Rt 108 in Olney, Maryland. The event features great food, performances by local artists, items for sale, moonbounce, games, prizes, a clown, and much more. The event benefits the Montgomery General Hospital and the Women's Board Scholarship Fund. Come on out and have fun while supporting an important cause. (1 comments)
No mail for me! - 07/19/08 06:34 PM
We really love our new home and neighborhood however, there are so many little things about a new community that we didn't consider. The most annoying by far has been the lack of mail delivery. The post office has not issued that extra four digit code that follows the zip code for this area yet so they don't deliver mail. I asked the woman when it would be and she said "It will probably be a minute". How long is that exactly? Initially I didn't think it would be a problem because I saw the mail truck in here. However, I (9 comments)
All Points Moving & Storage - great job - 07/19/08 06:22 PM
Just wanted to say thank you to the team at All Points Moving & Storage for the fabulous job they did helping us move last weekend. Mitchell, Kenney, Dre, & Richard were a pleasure to work with. They were friendly and outgoing and easy to converse with. There was a great deal of laughter as we were working. It sometimes felt that we had friends helping us to move, instead of a company that we had hired. They were very diligent and got the job done efficiently and correctly (nothing was broken or damaged). I called several companies and All Points (3 comments)
I'm back in the land of the connected!!!! - 07/16/08 07:54 PM
I was not sure I was going to survive the time without tv, internet, and phone. I surprised myself because what I missed the most was definitely the internet. I realized how addicted I am to feeling connected. I actually felt lost sitting here in the house each evening. Once the kids went to bed the silence was so amazingly loud. There were some perks, I did get some good reading and unpacking done and I really enjoyed listening to music at night. My husband and I actually had good conversations when he got home from work. However, I could not (11 comments)
NV Homes delivers a good product. - 07/11/08 05:35 PM
We recently purchased a new home from NV Homes in Maryland. I have been very impressed with the quality of the product that was delivered. The home includes many features that contribute to a luxurious feel including crown moulding & chair railing, granite counters, hardwood floors & ceramic tiles, stainless steel appliances, and open floor plans. A major contributor to our positive experience with NV was our sales rep, Marcus Brown. Whenever a problem arose Marcus was always available to answer any questions and to help guide us through the process. He always made us feel that our concerns were legitimate (2 comments)
No Tv or Internet! - 07/10/08 07:11 PM
I'm finally moving on Saturday. Its a new community that includes cable and internet in the HOA fee so you have to deal with specific people. They are not able to set up our service until next week Wednesday. I am so dreading this. No TV, No Internet, No Phone for 4 days! How will we survive? I guess I will have no distractions to prevent me from unpacking. (20 comments)
I've Been MeMe'd!!!! - 07/08/08 06:30 PM
Question #1: Who is my favorite musical artist?That's a hard one for me because I have such eclectic music tastes (I like everything except classical, hard rock, and country, except for Kenny Rogers). However, R. Kelly is one of my favorites (I know he's crazy but he sure is talented). Question #2: Who is my favorite visual artist?I'm a big fan of Monet and the Impressionist era in general. Not fond of modern or contemporary art. Question #3: Who is my favorite blogger? I don't know if I have a favorite blogger but I definitely have some people who I enjoy reading their (8 comments)
Vacation plans - final decision - 07/06/08 10:06 PM
Thanks for all the suggestions we got for where my husband and I should go for our 10 year anniversary. We got some great suggestions and some perspective that basically anywhere we went would be great simply because we were together. I was disappointed that we were not going to make it to London (or anywhere in Europe) because of the outrageous air-fare. Anyway practicality set in and we started looking local. I just made the bookings for us to go to Charleston, SC. We will spend half the time in downtown Charleston and the rest of the time on the (4 comments)
Its official - I hate moving! - 07/05/08 08:08 AM
The excitement of buying a new home is wearing off and the reality of what lies ahead is beginning to set in. I actually have to pack up and move. Somehow, our entire life has to fit into one of these nice labelled boxes. I am completely overwhelmed and had no idea where to begin. I decided to start in my closet (yikes!!!). I found a suitcase that had sweaters that I had not unpacked from my last move - 4 years ago. I didn't need to even look at them because I did not even miss them, they went straight (22 comments)
Painter needed in PG County. - 07/02/08 06:04 PM
So we have finally begun the process of officially moving. We closed on our new home this past Monday and we will be moving in the next 2 weeks (time to really start packing). It's new construction so everything is really white. I would love to paint before we move our junk in. Does anyone know good painters (who are fast and reasonably priced) who work in the PG County area of Maryland? Thanks for your help. (7 comments)
Open House - 7809 Alloway Lane, Beltsvile MD - 07/01/08 03:04 PM
Come by and tour this lovely single family home in the Longwood section of Beltsville. The home features 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths. Well manicured landscaping and slate and stone walkway and stoop. 2-story foyer and family room. Gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Fireplace, deck, finished basement. Open Sunday, July 6, 2008 1-4pm Call Stacey for more information 240-481-3565
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