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By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 5
  Florida is know for it's smoked fish dips.  There are many variations to making it depending on what part of Florida you are in.  Harbor Docks restaurant in Destin, FL serves the best smoked tuna dip in the area.  The owner, Charles Morgan, was happy to give out the recipe for an article writt...

By Victoria Henderson Marshall Henderson, Real Estate for Home Buyers with Buyer's Edge
(Buyer's Edge Company Inc)
Comments 13

By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
Comments 12
by Patricia Feager, 6/22/2017  

By LLoyd Nichols, SW Florida Homes
(Premier Florida Realty of SWFL)
Comments 9
Early morning walk in Fort Myers Beach. Orchids, Eucalyptus, jasmine, the back bay or Estero Bay. Short clip of Lovers Key. Sometimes we may need to take a step back and smell the roses, lift one's eyes and just enjoy what is around us and smile. Its a simple feeling. Sometimes simplicity is what...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 10
Concert on the Lawn in Kentlands, Saturday, June 24, 2017 This notice was posted by the Kentlands Citizens Assembly.For out of the area readers, Kentlands, our home community, is located within the City of Gaithersburg in the heart of Montgomery County, Maryland. Kentlands is one of the favorite ...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 6
I do not know who started this or when they first named June 28   , as '   Insurance awareness  Day ' . I just read it in the carrier Pigeon , a monthly free magazine that I receive. Check out www.theuptightsuburbanite.com. It is interesting to see that they have something for each day of the mon...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 1
 When I spent 6 weeks last winter in Kailua-Kona, I talked with a lot of people on the Big Island. They say the islands talk to you, and the Big Island, in particular, seems to speak to men more than women. Which is really unusual because my husband doesn't much care for the Hawaiian Islands. I'm...

By Esther Preston
(Heartland Realty)
Comments 0
Celebrate the birth of our great nation with a distinctly Americana flair by spending your Fourth of July in Redmond! Our annual Fourth of July parade, presented by St. Charles Health Care and brought to you by the Redmond Chamber of Commerce, will put you in the patriotic spirit. After our red, ...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
Comments 19
Yup, today, June 21st marks the 1st day of Summer. The last day of school in our town is today. Vacations have been planned. Gas prices are falling again. There will be a mass exodus to the various vacation destinations where there are beaches, mountain trails & bike paths, campgrounds, ocean and...

By Kasey & John Boles, Boise, Meridian, Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties
(Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com)
Comments 19
"Smile and you will have friendsfrown and you will have wrinkles." Photo taken at Walter's Ferry / Cleo's Museum & Nature Trail Boise, Idaho REALTORS® John & Kasey Boles and our team of agents at Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC help buyers and sellers with all of your Treasure Valley real estate need...

By Paul S. Henderson, CRS, REALTOR®,, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 32
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, RE/MAX Professionals, Puyallup, Washington's preferred real estate Agent and Broker Today is the oldest you've ever beenand the youngest you'll ever be again!Eleanor Roosevelt   To find out how much your Puyallup, Washington house is worth, click HERE!Paul S. Henderso...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 15
Bleeding Heart, Lamprocapnos spectabilis, Kentlands Photowalk Bleeding Heart flowers are very small and could be easy to miss during photowalks. You need to be careful with your focus and the camera angle when photographing them. This photograph was taken in Kentlands, our home community within t...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 19
Wings of Fancy Annual Live Butterfly & Caterpillar Exhibit  I look forward to the annual  Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly and Caterpillar Exhibit at Brookside gardens in Montgomery County, Maryland. Dolores and I always enjoy photographing the butterflies.The location is the Brookside Gardens South...

By Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert, C&G Real Estate Consulting
(C&G Consulting)
Comments 32
  Yes, I first learned of Dale Chihuly here in the Rain courtesy of Roy Kelley when he had posted pictures of his work. I had seen his influence he has had in many art galleries, but did not realize it was he who influenced the glass sculptures throughout the world. Chihuly is an American artist...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Bob Timm Owner/Broker National Marketing Realtors
(National Marketing Realtors)
Comments 13
This was the first Painted Turtle I'd seen this year and yet just a few minutes later I ran into his brother who believe it or not he was very camera shy and also very fast.It was fun to see him/her enjoying the sun on his little piece of Real Estate.The North American Turtle is the most common t...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
Thomas Tudor was born in St. George’s, Bermuda back in 1745 to Henry and Ann.  He studied medicine graduating from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland in 1770.  He moved to South Carolina in the 1760’s settling in Charleston where he opened his medical practice.In 1781, he joined the Continenta...

By Paul S. Henderson, CRS, REALTOR®,, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 18
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, RE/MAX Professionals, DuPont, Washington's preferred real estate Agent and BrokerMy mom said there’s a sunrise and a sunset every day and you can choose to be there or not. You can put yourself in the way of beauty!Cheryl Strayed To find out how much your DuPont, Wash...

By Francine Viola, Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
Comments 5
What happened when I used Fred Meyer's ClickList online shopping feature......I'll tell you what happened.....pure joy and bliss!!   My life has changed!  Simply put, I ordered my groceries online, selected the time of when I would be there to pick them up, pulled into a reserved parking space ju...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
Comments 3
The Sun Is Out, So Find Some Shade...s! Today Is Sunglasses Day! by Silicon Valley REALTOR Michelle Carr CroweSunglasses Day isn't a National or Government recognized day, but it's still a holiday all the same! The best part is, it's as easy as sliding a pair of sunglasses on to celebrate. That c...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 29
Not A Fish Story...Just Some Random Thoughts This is not a fish story Nor a whale of a tale. It’s simply Sunday.   And I take a moment away from market reports to ponder. And to digress. Last weekend I attended the 25th Annual Pasadena Chalk Festival.   In addition to much creativity on display, ...