Blogger and Realtor Debbie Cook intermingles Silver Spring and Takoma Park, MD culture, history, neighborhoods with interesting updates on the local housing market.
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When ever Memorial Day comes around I am always reminded of my cousin Carroll Stephen Dieudonne. He was killed in Vietnam in July of 1968 at 21 years of age. He was a Marine who was not drafted into the Vietnam War - He enlisted. I didn't know him by the name Carroll. I only knew him by the n...
Memorial Day Weekend is here and the neighborhood pools in Silver Spring are opening for the summer season. With school out and the mercury rising, a neighborhood swimming pool is the perfect place to while away those hot, humid summer days we have here in Silver Spring, Maryland. Community spir...
Yesterday Afternoon Soldiers placed more than 200,000 small U.S. Flags on grave markers at ARLINGTON National Cemetary to mark the start of Memorial Day weekend activities. Since 1948, the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, also known as The Old Guard, has been carrying out this tradition called "Flags ...
These are Flowers that are blooming in an Alley in Silver Spring. It's a treat to see Flowers not only in front yards right now but also in Back Alleys, my favorite place for walking the dogs.
This alley in Downtown Silver Spring never fails to disappoint in any season, but spring is probably the most beautiful. Just love it when the neighbors care just as much about their back alley as they do about their front yards.
Stopped by this Food Truck today at the CITGO gas station on the corner of Fenton and Bonifant Street. The truck is located at the edge of the East Silver Spring residential neighborhood. They have been here for just 3 days. The food was delicious and fairly CHEAP. I had the “Steak and Fries”...