Just for Fun

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By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate, "Your Gateway to the Lake" Birkenfeld Oregon
(Vernonia Realty)
Comments 26
I was searching for synonyms on my go-to dictionary and Thesaurus site, Dictionary.com and happened upon this little ditty about six words that can ruin your sentence...uuuh ohhhh...guilty!! ActuallyObviouslyHonestlyLikeBasicallyLiterally Well, shucks, I have actually been guilty of...like litera...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 8
Dahlia, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland Some of us are anxious for spring and summer flowers after days of snow and ice. You may wish to plant some dahlias in your home garden. Dahlias a nice for cut flowers and will provide blooms until the fall.  Photograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolo...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 10
Book Recommendation: The Perk by Mark Gimenez The Perk (2008) is an outstanding legal thriller by Texas lawyer and author Mark Gimenez. I really enjoyed this novel and it is easy to recommend it for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about the author and his books. "City lawyer B...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 12
Thai Coconut Shrimp at Bonefish Grill Chef Dolores and I frequently enjoy the happy hours at the local Bonefish Grill in Kentlands. We like the house Chardonnay and recently had the excellent Thai Coconut Shrimp and the Corn Chowder with Lump Crab. We recommend these selections. Click on the abov...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 15
Comparing Antipasti at Romano's Macaroni Grill  Chef Dolores wanted to sample the new Fried Artichokes Antipasti at Romano's Macaroni Grill in Frederick, Maryland and wanted to compare it with her favorite, Portobello Fries. Both were good and both of us agreed that we prefer the Portobello Fries...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 10
Book Recommendation: Fatal by John Lescroart Fatal (2017) is a crime thriller featuring San Francisco Homicide Detective Beth Tully by The New York Times bestselling author John Lescroart. Dolores and I enjoyed this fast reading standalone novel and recommend it for your reading list. Click on th...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 11
Cook Time: 3 hrs Serves: many   Ingredients: 1 to 2 tablespoons oil (olive or vegtable is fine) 1 pound sirloin, cubed 1 pound ground meat (buffalo, turkey, or beef is fine) 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 Bottle of beer 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes 1 cup coffee 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 ta...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 14
Book Recommendation: The Perfect Assassin by Ward Larsen The Perfect Assassin (2004) was the first espionage thriller, featuring David Slaton, by best selling author Ward Larsen. This novel was among several books given to Dolores by a friend. We enjoyed the book and recommend it for your reading...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 12
Although I've been traveling, I managed to get a few posts done about my adventure and continue the Second Chance Saturday features. I'm still running behind on the travel section but here is this week's round-up.Road Trip Day 1:  Packing    Each winter, I make a point of going somewhere to get o...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 12
Cook Time: 50 mins Makes: 1 small loaf   Ingredients: 1/2 cup honey 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup rye flour 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground anise 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1/4 teaspoon sea sal...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 7
"Travel is one of the few things you buy that never depreciates."-Carol WilliamsIt is clear I will not be posting on any kind of a regular schedule, so this little travelogue will come in spurts, as time allows.   Here's the submission for LAST Sunday's adventure.Sunday, February 26th: Day 3The w...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 8
"Travel is one of the few things you can buy that never depreciates."-Carol WilliamsMonday, February 27th:  Day 4There was snow predicted for Sunday night and Monday morning, so we didn't want to get on the road too early, in case the roads were icy.  As it turned out, it did not snow.  The tempe...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 8
"Travel is one of the few things you can buy that never depreciates."-Carol WilliamsTuesday, February 28th, Day 5This is our first free day from driving long distance.   We were committed to listening to the HIG Vacation Club speel, though, so we were glad to have it scheduled to get it out of th...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 10
Saturday, February 25th: Day 2We said a little prayer together and off we went.  The target destination today is Boise, Idaho. 437 miles.  The winter has been so cold and snowy and unsettled, we had no idea what kind of road conditions we would be facing on this day.   In spite of heavy fog in Sp...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 7
Each winter, I make a point of going somewhere to get out of the cold and enjoy some sun and golf before Spring officially arrives.   It's been an especially long cold winter in the Northwest so my friend, Gail, and I were particularly anxious to escape and enjoy some sun and golf in the Southwes...

By Gloria Todor, & Doug Durren (484) 431-3686
(Century 21 Absolute Realty )
Comments 5
Nifty Fifty's Restaurant 1900 MacDade Blvd at Route 420Folsom, PA 19033610-583-1950Nifty Fifty's, it's one of those hamburger joints you just have to visit.  This hot spot is a fun place to go with friends, family or even alone.  To feel fully immersed in the 1950's, visit this place after sundow...

By Gloria Todor, & Doug Durren (484) 431-3686
(Century 21 Absolute Realty )
Comments 2
One way to do your part in helping our planet is to get in the habit of crushing and reducing the size of empty containers before you throw them in the trash or in your recycling bin.   This habit will save space in your local landfill. Flatten boxes, soda cans, milk cartons, egg cartons, you get...

By Gloria Todor, & Doug Durren (484) 431-3686
(Century 21 Absolute Realty )
Comments 12
Sunflowers greeted us everywhere along a stretch of back road in Northern Maryland the end of this summer, then we were given another treat of seeing a rider on horseback. 

By Eric Lawrence Frazier MBA, Founder and CEO of The Power Is Now, Inc.
(The Power Is Now, Inc. NMLS #1435243 CalBRE #1980407)
Comments 67
On 12 /19/1981 at 11:00 AM, I said I do to Ruby Lee Gordon and we became Husband and wife. I was 19 years old and very naive about my new responsibilities as a Husband and a man. Looking back on that time in my life I realize that I was a man and a Husband in training, and the training has really...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
Comments 2
Westcliffe, CO Weather for March 26, 2017Good Morning Westcliffe, CO34°Our Sunday morning starts with pleasant temperatures and cloudy skies.Today will be mostly cloudy with high temperatures in the 40's.We have a 60% chance for snow/rain showers ending early afternoon.We begin with a WNW wind 5-...